Italian Election Final Turnout Fell to 75.2% From 80.5%

Following is a table showing the regional turnout of votes for the Italy’s Chamber of Deputies as released by the Interior Ministry in Rome:

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                          Current Elections  2008 Elections    2006 Elections
                                 Feb. 25           Apr. 14           Apr. 10
Region                           15:00             15:00             15:00
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Italy                            75.2%             80.5%             83.6%
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  Piedmont                       77.2%             80.8%             84.8%
  Valle d’Aosta                   0.0%             79.1%             83.4%
  Lombardy                       79.5%             84.6%             87.6%
  Trentino-Alto Adige            81.0%             84.2%               n/a
  Veneto                         81.4%             84.7%             87.8%
  Friuli-Venezia Giulia          77.2%             80.8%             84.0%
  Liguria                        75.1%             78.0%             83.4%
  Emilia-Romagna                 82.1%             86.2%             89.5%
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                          Current Elections  2008 Elections    2006 Elections
                                 Feb. 25           Apr. 14           Apr. 10
Region                           15:00             15:00             15:00
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  Tuscany                        79.2%             83.7%             86.9%
  Umbria                         79.5%             84.1%             87.1%
  Marches                        79.8%             82.9%             86.4%
  Latium                         77.5%             80.7%             85.5%
  Abruzzo                        75.9%             80.9%             83.7%
  Molise                         78.1%             78.6%             82.2%
  Campania                       68.0%             76.1%             81.0%
  Apulia                         69.9%             76.1%             79.4%
  Basilicata                     69.5%             75.4%             80.3%
  Calabria                       63.1%             71.3%             73.6%
  Sicily                         64.5%             74.9%             75.3%
  Sardinia                       68.2%             72.3%             77.6%
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NOTE: For Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Lazio, Campania and Sicily the 
regional turnout is calculated by Bloomberg News as average of
turnout in the region’s election districts.
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                          Current Elections  2008 Elections    2006 Elections
                                 Feb. 25           Apr. 14           Apr. 10
Region                           15:00             15:00             15:00
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Source: Interior Ministry 

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