Subscribe Register Login

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:08 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Italy mayor concedes primary win to Bersani

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 2, 2012 at 2:13 p.m.

— The mayor of Florence has conceded victory in a runoff primary to Pier Luigi Bersani to be the center-left's candidate for Italy's 2013 general elections.

In a Twitter message soon after polls closed Sunday, Mayor Matteo Renzi said: "It was the right thing to try, it was beautiful to do it together. Thank you all from the heart."

Sunday's primary has been closely watched since the Democratic Party, of which Bersani is leader, has a significant lead in the polls over Silvio Berlusconi's center-right People of Freedom party looking ahead to general elections early next year.

Berlusconi's party has been in disarray following the media mogul's 2011 downfall, a series of corruption scandals within party ranks and Berlusconi's indecision over whether to run for a fourth term.

Comments on: Italy mayor concedes primary win to Bersani

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Transporter

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is seeking qualified app...
    SPRINGDALE, AR

  • Class a cdl drivers

    you want it? we got it!cdl drivers checklistflatbed or dry v...
    ROSE BUD, AR

  • Temp farm laborers

    temp farm laborers (15). 2/15/15-12/1/15. Drive tractors to ...
    England, AR

  • Pt instructors

    College of the Ouachitas is seeking qualified applicants to ...
    MALVERN, AR

  • Wireless installers

    aristotle, incnow hiring:•Wireless Installer(s)•Website Deve...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 742 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online