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Italy's buoyant League ousts left in northern provincial vote

October 22, 2018 7:10 PM
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ROME (Reuters) - The right-wing League has won control of the northern Italian province of Trento, ousting the center-left coalitions that have ruled for decades, in the latest breakthrough by the anti-immigrant party.

The League’s junior health minister Maurizio Fugatti was elected provincial governor on Monday with almost 47 percent of the vote, backed by a coalition including Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia (Go Italy!) party and local civic lists.

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