Politics of Calabria


Politics of Calabria

The Politics of Calabria, Italy takes 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 power is exercised by the Regional Government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Regional Council.

Executive

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 ("Assessori"), who are currently 11, including a Vice President ("Vice Presidente"). [ [http://www.regione.calabria.it/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=12&Itemid=126 Regione Calabria - Giunta ] ]

Current composition

*President: Agazio Loiero (PD)
*Vice President: Domenico Cersorsimo (Indep.)
*Ministers:
**Budget and Treasury: Demetrio Naccari Carlizzi (PD)
**Productive Activities: Francesco Sulla (PD)
**Health: Vincenzo Spaziante (Indep.)
**Labour, Social Affairs and Planning: Mario Maiolo (PD)
**Education and research: Domenico Cersorsimo (Indep.)
**Infrastructures: Luigi Incarnato (PS)
**Urban Planning: Michelangelo Tripodi (PdCI)
**Agricolture: Mario Pirillo (PD)
**Environment: Silvestro Greco (Indep.)
**Tourism: Damiano Guagliardi (PRC)
**Reforms: Carmela Frascà (PD)

List of Presidents

Legislative branch

The Regional Council of Calabria ("Consiglio Regionale della Calabria") is composed of 50 members. 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. [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]

Current composition

Elections

Last regional election

Other elections

References

External links

* [http://www.regione.calabria.it/ Calabria Region]
* [http://www.consiglioregionale.calabria.it/hp2/index2.asp Regional Council of Calabria]
* [http://www.dirittocostituzionale.mi.it/regionale/Att_Ist_Parl/Calabria_II_Lettura_Luglio_04.htm Constitution of Calabria]


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