European Parliament election, 2014 (Veneto)

The European Parliament election of 2014 took place in Italy on 25 May 2014.

In Veneto the centre-left Democratic Party came largely ahead with 37.5% of the vote, followed by the Five Star Movement, distant second at 19.9%. Among the parties of the governing coalition in the region, Lega Nord (whose regional wing is Liga Veneta) came first with 15.2% of the vote, followed by Forza Italia (14.7%) and the New Centre-Right (3.5), which ran in a joint list with the Union of the Centre. The centre-right's tally, including also Brothers of Italy (3.3%), was 36.7%: it was the first time ever that the centre-left topped the centre-right in a regionwide election.[1] The five most voted candidates in Veneto were Alessandra Moretti (Democratic Party, 138,901 preference votes), Flavio Tosi (Lega Nord, 83,171), Flavio Zanonato (Democratic Party, 80,387), Matteo Salvini (Lega Nord, 67,148) and Mara Bizzotto (Lega Nord, 42,787).[2]


Party Votes %
Democratic Party 899,723 37.5
Five Star Movement 476,305 19.9
Lega Nord 364,477 15.2
Forza Italia 352,788 14.7
New Centre-Right – Union of the Centre 83,859 3.5
Brothers of Italy 79,503 3.3
The Other Europe 65,821 2.7
Green Italy – European Greens 24,719 1.0
European Choice 20,594 0.9
South Tyrolean People's Party 13,459 0.6
Italy of Values 11,302 0.5
I ChangeMAIE 5,194 0.2
Total 2,397,744 100.00

Source: Ministry of the Interior


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