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Renzi's election-reform bill clears House

Legislation set to move to Senate

12 March, 11:34
Renzi's election-reform bill clears House (see previous) (ANSA) - Rome, March 12 - Premier Matteo Renzi's bill for a new election system won final approval in the Lower House on Wednesday, with 365 votes in favour, 156 against and 40 abstentions. The bill now moves to the Senate. The previous system was declared unconstitutional in December and was blamed for the inconclusive outcome to last year's general election.

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