Italy Projected To Elect Meloni-Led Right-Wing Government

Italians voted Sunday in election projected to result in victory for country's most right-wing government since World War II.

At a glance

  • Win by the right-wing government also would result in Giorgia Meloni becoming Italy’s first female prime minister.
  • The far-right party is named “Fratelli d’Italia,” which translates into Brothers of Italy.
  • Election outcome still uncertain because Italy had a polls blackout two weeks before Election Day.
  • Meloni party won just 4% of the vote in the last national election, in 2018.

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