Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi
23 Sep, 2020 | 1:26 pm
ITALY: The Italian people have voted in favour to slash the size of their Parliament by a third, foreign media reported.
According to foreign media reports, the voter turnout is in big numbers, despite the pandemic.
With most of the vote counted, almost 63% of Italians voted in favour of the reduction.
“The turnout of almost 54% of eligible voters, after a two-day poll confirming the measures, was a sign of Italians’ strong ‘anti-political sentiments'”, Luiss University Political Science Professor Giovanni Orsina, said.
The ‘Yes’ vote, supported by the Government Coalition which includes the Democratic Party and the Five-Star Movement, confirmed a constitutional amendment already voted by the Parliament to cut Lower House representatives from 630 to 400 and those in the Senate from 315 to 200, foreign media reported.
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