Italians vote for smaller parliament, as Salvini misses Tuscan coup

Italy’s far-right opposition leader Matteo Salvini failed to conquer Tuscany, the biggest prize in Italy’s regional polls, near-final results showed Monday.There were elections in seven regions in total, but eyes were focused on Tuscany, a historic leftist bastion where a League win could have triggered a minor political earthquake.According to the Opinio institute, Tuscan centre-left candidate Eugenio Giani won 48 per cent of the vote against 40.6 per cent for the League’s Susanna Ceccardi, who conceded defeat.The projections, as shown by RAI public television, were based on calculations afte…

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