- Politics of Piedmont
The Politics of
Piedmont, Italytakes place in a framework of a presidential representative democracy, whereby the President of Regional Government is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. Executive poweris exercised by the Regional Government. Legislative poweris vested in both the government and the Regional Council.
The Regional Government ("Giunta Regionale") is presided by the President of the Region ("Presidente della Regione"), who is elected for a five-year term and is composed by the President and the Ministers, who are currently 14, including a Vice President ("Vice Presidente"). [ [http://www.regione.piemonte.it/governo/assessorati/index.htm Sito Ufficiale della Regione Piemonte: Giunta regionale ] ]
List of Presidents
The Regional Council of Piedmont ("Consiglio Regionale del Piemonte") is composed of 60 members, of which 47 are elected in provincial constituencies with
proportional representation, 12 from the so-called "regional list" of the elected President and the last one is for the candidate for President who comes second, who usually becomes the leader of the opposition in the Council. If a coalition wins more than 55% of the vote, only 6 candidates from the "regional list" will be elected and the number of those elected in provincial constituencies will be 53.http://www.consiglio.regione.lombardia.it/c/portal/layout?p_l_id=PRI.1046.1&p_p_id=20&p_p_action=1&p_p_state=exclusive&p_p_col_id=null&p_p_col_pos=2&p_p_col_count=3&_20_struts_action=%2Fdocument_library%2Fget_file&_20_folderId=69&_20_name=l+cost+199_PDF.pdf]
The Council is elected for a five-year term, but, if the President suffers a vote of no confidence, resigns or dies, under the "simul stabunt vel simul cadent" prevision (introduced in
1999), also the Council will be dissolved and there will be a fresh election.
Last regional election
In the last regional election, which took place on 3-
4 April 2005, Mercedes Bresso( Democrats of the Left) defeated incumbent Enzo Ghigo( Forza Italia).
* [http://www.regione.piemonte.it/ Piedmont Region]
* [http://www.consiglioregionale.piemonte.it/ Regional Council of Piedmont]
* [http://www.consiglioregionale.piemonte.it/news/statuto19112004.pdf Constitution of Piedmont]
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