Musumeci elected Sicily governor with 39.9% of vote

Centre right also has majority in regional assembly

(ANSA) - Palermo, November 7 - Centre-right candidate Nello Musumeci, 62, is the new governor of Sicily after final results showed that he won 39.9% of the vote on Sunday. The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement's (M5S) Giancarlo Cancelleri was second with 34.6%.
    He was followed by centre-left candidate Fabrizio Micari on 18.6% and leftwinger Claudio Fava on 6.1%.
    The turnout was 46.75% (2,179,122 of the 4,661,111 eligible voted) compared to 47.41% in 2012.
    Musumeci will also have a majority in the regional assembly, after his centre-right coalition was assigned 36 seats out of 70 following the vote count. Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party is the centre-right group with the highest number of regional deputies with 12.
    But the biggest single party in the new regional assembly is the 5-Star Movement with 19.
    The centre left has 15 seats and Fava's left coalition just one.
   

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