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Local elections May 25, same day as European Parliament vote

'To save money, drive turnout' says Italian cabinet

21 March, 11:18
Local elections May 25, same day as European Parliament vote (ANSA) - Rome, March 21 - Local administrative elections are to be held in Italy on May 25, the same day as European Parliament elections, the government decided in a cabinet meeting Friday. In the event of a runoff, the polls will open again on June 8. Holding both elections on the same day is meant to drive voter turnout and save public funds.

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