Sicilian regional election, 2017

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Sicilian regional election, 2017
Sicily
← 2012 5 November 2017

All 70 seats to the Sicilian Regional Assembly
36 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 46.76%[1]
  First party Second party Third party
  Musumeci - primo piano crop.jpg Giancarlo Cancelleri.jpg Fabrizio Micari crop.jpg
Leader Nello Musumeci Giancarlo Cancelleri Fabrizio Micari
Party Diventerà Bellissima Five Star Movement Democratic Party
Seats won 36 20 13
Popular vote 830,821 722,555 388,886
Percentage 39.85% 34.65% 18.65%
Swing Increase 14.12% Increase 16.48% Decrease 11.82%

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President of Sicily before election

Rosario Crocetta
Democratic Party

Elected President of Sicily

Nello Musumeci
Diventerà Bellissima

The Sicilian regional election of 2017 for the renewal of the Sicilian Regional Assembly and the election of the President of Sicily was held on 5 November 2017. Incumbent President Rosario Crocetta was not his party's candidate due to his low popularity.[2] President is elected Nello Musumeci, leader of the moviment Diventerà Bellissima.

Electoral system[edit]

The Sicilian Parliament is elected with a mixed system: 62 MPs are chosen with a form of proportional representation using a largest remainder method with open lists and a 5% threshold, while 8 MPs (7+1) are elected with a block voting system with closed lists.

 AG   CL   CT   EN   ME   PA   RG   SR   TP  Total
6 3 13 2 8 16 4 5 5 62

Parties and leaders[edit]

Political force or alliance Constituent lists Leader
Centre-right coalition
Forza Italia
Nello Musumeci
Populars and Autonomists
Union of the Centre
Diventerà Bellissima
Musumeci ListBrothers of ItalyUs with Salvini
Five Star Movement
Five Star Movement
Giancarlo Cancelleri
Centre-left coalition
Democratic Party
Fabrizio Micari
Future SicilyItalian Socialist Party
Popular AlternativeCentrists for Sicily
Left-wing coalition
Democratic and Progressive Movement
Claudio Fava[3]
Italian Left (incl. P, PRC, AC)
Free Sicilians
Free Sicilians
Roberto La Rosa[4]

Opinion polling[edit]

Date Polling firm Micari Musumeci Cancelleri Fava Others Lead
20 Oct 2017 Piepoli 25.0 42.0 25.0 8.0 0.0 17.0
20 Oct 2017 Demos&Pi 15.7 35.5 33.2 13.8 1.8 2.3
20 Oct 2017 Demopolis 21.0 36.0 35.0 7.0 1.0 1.0
19 Oct 2017 Tecnè 16.0 42.0 33.0 9.0 0.0 9.0
18 Oct 2017 Keix 24.2 33.0 33.2 7.6 1.6 0.2
12 Ott 2017 Demopolis 22.0 35.0 33.0 9.0 1.0 2.0
11 Oct 2017 Piepoli 16.0 42.0 33.0 9.0 1.0 9.0
5 Oct 2017 Index research 20.0 37.0 30.0 10.0 3.0 7.0
4 Oct 2017 Demopolis 22.5 34.5 32.0 9.0 2.0 2.5
3 Oct 2017 Tecnè 15.0 37.0 31.0 11.0 6.0 6.0
24 Sep 2017 Ipsos 13.0 38.0 31.0 10.0 8.0 7.0
21 Sep 2017 Index Research 15.0 36.0 30.0 16.0 3.0 6.0
5 Sep 2017 Demopolis 22.0 34.0 35.0 6.0 3.0 1.0
29–30 Aug 2017 Euromedia 16.0 36.1 33.0 9.5 7.5 3.1
26–28 Aug 2017 Lorien 21.3 40.5 38.2 N/A 0.0 2.3

Results[edit]

5 November 2017 Sicilian regional election results
Assemblea Regionale Siciliana 2017.svg
Candidates Votes % Seats Parties Votes % Seats
Nello Musumeci 830,821 39.85 7
Forza Italia 315,056 16.37 12
Populars and Autonomists 136,520 7.09 5
Union of the Centre 134,124 6.97 5
Diventerà Bellissima 114,708 5.96 4
Brothers of ItalyUs with Salvini 108,713 5.65 3
Total 809,121 42.04 29
Giancarlo Cancelleri 722,555 34.65 1 Five Star Movement 513,359 26.67 19
Fabrizio Micari 388,886 18.65
Democratic Party 250,633 13.02 11
Future SicilyItalian Socialist Party 115,751 6.01 2
Popular AlternativeCentrists for Micari 80,366 4.18
Micari for President 42,189 2.19
Total 488,939 25.41 13
Claudio Fava 128,157 6.15 One Hundred Steps for Sicily 100,583 5.23 1
Roberto La Rosa 14,656 0.70 Free Sicilians 12,600 0.66
Total candidates 2,085,075 100.00 8 Total parties 1,924,602 100.00 62
Source: Sicilian Region
Popular vote
M5S
26.67%
FI
16.37%
PD
13.02%
CPMpA
7.09%
UdC
6.97%
SFPSI
6.01%
DB
5.96%
FdINcS
5.65%
CPpS
5.23%
APCpM
4.18%
MP
2.19%
SL
0.66%
President
Musumeci
39.85%
Cancelleri
34.65%
Micari
18.65%
Fava
6.15%
La Rosa
0.70%

Notes[edit]