04 August 2021 08:39
Municipal elections will take place on 3 and 4 October 2021 to elect the next Mayor of Rome. The date was made official by the Minister of the Interior Luciana Lamorgese. The eventual ballot for the direct election of the First Citizen will be held on the following 17 and 18 October. So the countdown begins.
In Rome, the current Mayor Virginia Raggi (M5s), Carlo Calenda (Action), Roberto Gualtieri (center-left), Enrico Michetti (center-right), Monica Lozzi (Civic Revolution), Micaela Quintavalle (Communist Party) are in contention. Fabrizio Marrazzo (Gay Party), Andrea Bernaudo (Italian Liberists), Margherita Corrado (Active Rome), Fabiola Cenciotti (The People of the Family) and Paolo Berdini (left).
As the dicastery communicates “The Minister of the Interior Luciana Lamorgese, has adopted the decree that sets the date of the annual ordinary round of administrative elections (municipal and district) in the municipalities of the regions with ordinary statute. The electoral consultations will take place on Sunday 3 October and Monday 4 October 2021, with a possible round of ballot for the direct election of the mayors on Sunday 17 October and Monday 18 October 2021.
The municipalities involved will be 1,162, including 18 provincial capitals (including Turin, Milan, Bologna, Rome and Naples) and 9 municipalities dissolved due to Mafia-type conditioning and infiltration phenomena, for a total of 12,015,276 voters.