The Sunflower

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The Sunflower
Il Girasole
Leader Enrico Boselli,
Grazia Francescato
Founded 26 February 2001
Dissolved May 2001
Ideology Social democracy,
Green politics
National affiliation The Olive Tree
Colors Green and red

The Sunflower (Italian: Il Girasole) was an electoral alliance of two Italian centre-left parties for the 2001 Italian general election, namely:

The Sunflower was founded to benefit from the proportional list voting system employed in the election; however, the member parties received too few votes to benefit from their alliance. They did manage to enter parliament via its participation on the Olive Tree list, however, so the electoral alliance was disbanded soon afterwards.