League files proposed election-law referendum question

8 regions back bid to scrap proportional-representation quota

(ANSA) - Rome, September 30 - A League delegation led by Deputy Senate Speaker Roberto Calderoli on Monday presented its proposed question for a referendum that would seek to change the election law, scrapping the proportional representation quota.
    The proposed referendum to give Italy a pure first-past-the-post system has been backed by the regional assemblies of Veneto, Sardinia, Lombardy, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Piedmont, Abruzzo, Liguria and Basilicata.
   

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