In Imola, where voting was resumed after the five-star junta had resigned due to internal disputes, Marco Panieri obtained 20,558 votes and 57.4%, while Matteo Salvini’s loyalist, the regional councilor Daniele Marchetti, obtained 9,569 votes and 26.7%. The 5-star candidate, Ezio Roi, comes fourth with 2,257 votes (6.3%): in June 2018 Manuela Sangiorgi obtained 29.29% in the first round (9,062 votes) and 55.49% in the second round (15,819 votes) .
In Faenza (Ravenna) the outgoing councilor dem Massimo Isola, also supported by the M5S, becomes mayor with 59.5% while Paolo Cavina of the center-right stops at 38.2%.
To Massimo Isola and Marco Panieri, Calvano sends a “thank you for having committed themselves without saving energy, for having based their electoral campaigns on confrontation and listening to citizens. I wish you both good work and I am sure that they will be immediately at serving the people of Faenza and Imola with enthusiasm, seriousness and desire to do “. Virginio Merola, mayor of Bologna and head of the metropolitan city, was also satisfied with the result of Imola: “I am very happy for this beautiful victory that brings Imola back to the center-left. As a metropolitan city we need a strong and reliable interlocutor at the helm of the second city in the area metropolitan and Marco certainly is “.
The other challenges in Emilia-Romagna
A Vignola (Modena), where the former mayor Simone Pelloni was elected in the Region with the League, was fighting at the last vote: the center-left won with Emilia Muratori (50.07%), but Angelo Pasini (Center-right, 49.93%) ) collected only 17 votes less than the opponent (6105 against the opponent’s 6122). TO Montese elected mayor Matteo Deluca (Montese … is renewed) with 46% of the preferences and 11 votes more than the opponent.
At the center-right the two municipalities in the Ferrara area vote. TO Bondeno the Lega candidate Simone Saletti triumphs with 59.1%: almost doubled the face of the Pd Tommaso Corradi (33.9%). TO Comacchio clear success of the center-right candidate Pierluigi Negri (52.9%), far behind Alberto Righetti (31.1).
The first municipalities to have concluded the poll were Verghereto (FC), which sees the victory of Enrico Salvi (Protagonists of the territory) with 55.8%, e Ferriere (PC), who elects Carlotta Oppizzi (Ferriere roots and future) as mayor with 56.7% of the votes, after the death in March of the first citizen Giovanni Malchiodi, killed by the covid.
In the Parma area, several municipalities went to vote. TO Pellegrino Parmense success of Alberto Canepari (Common commitment for Pellegrino) with 49%. TO Palanzano difference of 33 votes between winner and loser: mayor Ermes Boraschi (Palanzano and its valleys) with 53% and 378 votes. Giuseppe Restiani (Looking to the future) is the mayor of Varano de ‘Melegari with 52.57%. TO Fontevivo wins the candidate of Brothers of Italy-Salvini premier Tommaso Fiazza with 77.7% of the votes. Matteo Concari is the mayor of Soragna with 40.27%.
In Reggiano it was voted a Luzzara: reconfirmation of Elisabetta Sottili (Center left for Luzzara) who became mayor at the end of January after the election of Andrea Costa to the Regional Council: today she obtains 68.6%. TO Canossainstead, Luca Bolondi (United for Canossa) is confirmed as mayor with 52.8% of the votes.