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Italy’s Right-Wing Coalition Gains After Center-Left Spat

  • Break up of left-wing coalition has played into hands of right
  • Shift not enough to achieve two-thirds majority in parliament
An election poster for Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party, on display in Rome, Italy.

An election poster for Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party, on display in Rome, Italy.

Photographer: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

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The break-up of Italy’s center-left coalition only days after being formed has allowed its center-right opponents to extend their lead, a poll showed. 

The right-wing alliance, led by Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy and also including Matteo Salvini’s League and Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia, now has 48.2% support compared with 46% before, according to a poll by Quorum/YouTrend for Sky TG24 shows