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on May 27, 2019 in World News

Salvini Leads Lega to Historic First National Election Victory

by Chris Tomlinson Populist Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini and his Lega dominated the European Parliament elections beating expectations with 34.27 per cent of the vote while the Five Star Movement has slumped into third place. Lega (League) beat prior exit poll expectations according to results published by Italian newspaper Il Giornale, with the Five Star Movement sinking down to third place behind the left-wing Democratic Party which came in at 22.7 per cent compared to just 17 per cent for the Five Star Movement. Unlike French populist Marine Le Pen, who made a speech calling for President Emmanuel...

by Chris Tomlinson Populist Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini and his Lega dominated the European Parliament elections beating expectations with 34.27 per cent of the vote while the Five Star Movement has slumped into third place. Lega (League) beat...

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