2017 Sicilian regional election

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All 70 seats to the Sicilian Regional Assembly
36 seats needed for a majority
Turnout46.76% (Decrease 0.66%)
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Giancarlo Cancelleri.jpg
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Leader Nello Musumeci Giancarlo Cancelleri Fabrizio Micari
Party Diventerà Bellissima Five Star Movement Democratic Party
Alliance Centre-right coalition Centre-left coalition
Seats won 36 20 13
Seat change Increase 15 Increase 5 Decrease 26
Popular vote 830,821 722,555 388,886
Percentage 39.85% 34.65% 18.65%
Swing Decrease 1.29%[1] Increase 16.48% Decrease 11.82%

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President before election

Rosario Crocetta
PD

Elected President

Nello Musumeci
DB

The 2017 Sicilian regional election for the renewal of the Sicilian Regional Assembly and the election of the President of Sicily was held on 5 November 2017. Incumbent President Rosario Crocetta was not his party's candidate due to his low popularity.[2] Nello Musumeci, leader of the movement Diventerà Bellissima, was elected president.

Electoral system

The Sicilian Parliament is elected with a mixed system: 62 MPs are chosen with a form of proportional representation using a largest remainder method with open lists and a 5% threshold, while 8 MPs (7+1) are elected using Party bloc vote.

 AG   CL   CT   EN   ME   PA   RG   SR   TP  Total
6 3 13 2 8 16 4 5 5 62

Parties and leaders

Political party or alliance Constituent lists Previous result Candidate
Votes (%) Seats
Centre-right coalition Forza Italia (incl. SC and PLI) 18.9[a] 17[b] Nello Musumeci
Populars and Autonomists 15.4[c] 14[d]
Union of the Centre 10.8 11
Diventerà Bellissima (incl. EpI)
Brothers of ItalyUs with Salvini
Five Star Movement 14.9 15
Giancarlo Cancelleri
Centre-left coalition Democratic Party 13.4 14 Fabrizio Micari
Future SicilyItalian Socialist Party
Popular AlternativeCentrists for Micari
Micari list (inc. The Megaphone)
One Hundred Steps for Sicily (incl. MDP, SI, PRC, FdV, Pos and PSS) 3.1
Free Sicilians
Roberto La Rosa[4]
  1. ^ 12.9 (PdL) + 6.0 (GS)
  2. ^ 12 (PdL) + 5 (GS)
  3. ^ 5.9 (CP) + 9.5 (PdS)
  4. ^ 4 (CP) + 10 (PdS)

Opinion polling

Date Polling firm Micari Musumeci Cancelleri Fava Others Lead
20 Oct 2017 Piepoli 25.0 42.0 25.0 8.0 0.0 17.0
20 Oct 2017 Demos&Pi 15.7 35.5 33.2 13.8 1.8 2.3
20 Oct 2017 Demopolis 21.0 36.0 35.0 7.0 1.0 1.0
19 Oct 2017 Tecnè 16.0 42.0 33.0 9.0 0.0 9.0
18 Oct 2017 Keix 24.2 33.0 33.2 7.6 1.6 0.2
12 Ott 2017 Demopolis 22.0 35.0 33.0 9.0 1.0 2.0
11 Oct 2017 Piepoli 16.0 42.0 33.0 9.0 1.0 9.0
5 Oct 2017 Index research 20.0 37.0 30.0 10.0 3.0 7.0
4 Oct 2017 Demopolis 22.5 34.5 32.0 9.0 2.0 2.5
3 Oct 2017 Tecnè 15.0 37.0 31.0 11.0 6.0 6.0
24 Sep 2017 Ipsos 13.0 38.0 31.0 10.0 8.0 7.0
21 Sep 2017 Index Research 15.0 36.0 30.0 16.0 3.0 6.0
5 Sep 2017 Demopolis 22.0 34.0 35.0 6.0 3.0 1.0
29–30 Aug 2017 Euromedia[permanent dead link] 16.0 36.1 33.0 9.5 7.5 3.1
26–28 Aug 2017 Lorien 21.3 40.5 38.2 0.0 2.3

Results

5 November 2017 Sicilian regional election results
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Candidates Votes % Seats Parties Votes % Seats
Nello Musumeci 830,821 39.85 7
Forza Italia 315,056 16.37 12
Populars and Autonomists 136,520 7.09 5
Union of the Centre 134,124 6.97 5
Diventerà Bellissima 114,708 5.96 4
Brothers of ItalyUs with Salvini 108,713 5.65 3
Total 809,121 42.04 29
Giancarlo Cancelleri 722,555 34.65 1 Five Star Movement 513,359 26.67 19
Fabrizio Micari 388,886 18.65
Democratic Party 250,633 13.02 11
Future SicilyItalian Socialist Party 115,751 6.01 2
Popular AlternativeCentrists for Micari 80,366 4.18
Micari for President 42,189 2.19
Total 488,939 25.41 13
Claudio Fava 128,157 6.15 One Hundred Steps for Sicily 100,583 5.23 1
Roberto La Rosa 14,656 0.70 Free Sicilians 12,600 0.66
Total candidates 2,085,075 100.00 8 Total parties 1,924,602 100.00 62
Source: Sicilian Region


Popular vote
M5S
26.67%
FI
16.37%
PD
13.02%
CPMpA
7.09%
UdC
6.97%
SFPSI
6.01%
DB
5.96%
FdINcS
5.65%
CPpS
5.23%
APCpM
4.18%
MP
2.19%
SL
0.66%
President
Musumeci
39.85%
Cancelleri
34.65%
Micari
18.65%
Fava
6.15%
La Rosa
0.70%

Notes

  1. ^ The swing comes from the combined result of the Centre-right coalition (25.73%) and New Pole for Italy (15.41%) in the 2012 regional election.
  2. ^ Regionali, Crocetta: "Sono io il candidato legittimo del Pd"
  3. ^ Fava candidato unico della sinistra: in Sicilia Navarra si defila.
  4. ^ Siciliani liberi, parte la campagna elettorale a sostegno di La Rosa.