Enrico Michetti is the mayoral candidate of the center-right in Rome. The administrative lawyer, born in 1966, proposed by Giorgia Meloni, will run in ticket with the magistrate Simonetta Matone.
“I am happy and excited, grateful for the trust shown in these days, for the affection received”the nominated candidate for mayor told AdnKronos who added: “Now is the time to give back to the Eternal City what it deserves, the role of caput mundi”. Michetti, who graduated in Law from the “La Sapienza” University of Rome, has been a lecturer in Local Authority Law at the University of Cassino since 2005. He is the creator of the “Sistema Administrative Gazette”, Deputy for training, information, assistance and legal updating of the Public Administration. For over 20 years, as anci consultant, he has provided legal assistance to mayors in the thorniest issues: transport, urban hygiene, town planning, administrative procedures. Several first citizens, not only of the Brothers of Italy, were defended by him in the hearings at the TAR and the Council of State. Michetti is the director of the quarterly scientific journal “Gazzetta Amministrativa della Repubblica Italiana”, as well as a member of the “Scientific Committee of the Regional Observatory on Differentiated Autonomy” and a member of the “Committee of Guarantee Legality of the 2026 Olympics” of the Veneto Region. The Roman lawyer is also a well-known one radio speaker and, for the local broadcaster Radio Radio, he edited a very popular daily column in which he talks about administrative law with listeners. In 2017, on the proposal of the then Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, he was awarded the honor of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by President Sergio Mattarella.
The center-right leaders gave the official announcement this afternoon, noting how much the choice on Michetti is the sign of a great unity of the coalition. “I only said that the best possible candidate had to be found. We found an agreement throughout the center-right to nominate the Michetti-Matone ticket. Unlike the left, we are united: they have three candidates“said Antonio Tajani, Fi’s national coordinator, at the end of the summit.”It seems to me that great strides have been made for the compact center-right that works to win. “he stressed Giorgia Meloni, leader at FdI. “As promised, full harmony in the center-right. In Rome the ticket will be Enrico Michetti candidate for Mayor and Simonetta Matone Prosindaco with whom I spoke personally and who for the sake of Rome and the center-right will make himself available to the team. Culture we have the trident “, Matteo Salvini commented.