Matteo Renzi Party wins general elections in Italy

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The Democratic Party, represented by Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi wins general election with 33 percent of votes counted. (Photo: AP).

With 33 percent of votes counted, the Democratic Party (PD) led by Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi ranks as the winner of the European elections in that country.
This was confirmed on Sunday the Ministry of Interior of Italy through its website. At the time, it was learned that participation in the elections was a 48.59 per cent, which was not expected by the candidates.
Meanwhile, Piepoli-Coesis institute ensures that the party head of the Italian Government, is the acceptance of 32.5 percent, while the candidate Beppe Grillo is supported by 28 percent of the total population of Italy.
The survey reveals that the party of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia (FI) is supported by 18 percent of Italians.
Thus, FI would become the third most voted political force during the elections in that country, where the final results will be revealed in the coming hours.
This May 25 about 47 million Italians were eligible to exercise their franchise to elect MEPs. The scrutiny culminated with a low level of abstention, a fact that forces the parties to add more efforts for future elections.
In February this year, the mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, was appointed prime minister of Italy, following the resignation of his predecessor Enrico Letta.
Political 39, became the youngest prime minister who has had that European country, after an order from President Giorgio Napolitano.