Rome (Reuters) – Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement looked set to easily win the election for mayor in Rome and Turin, exit polls said on Sunday, dealing a severe blow to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
The polls suggested Renzi’s center-left Democratic Party (PD) might retain the financial capital Milan, providing some consolation for the prime minister as he prepares for a crucial referendum on constitutional reform in October that he has staked his political career on.
Raggi 67,7% M5S
Giachetti 32,3% PD
Sala 51,8% PD
Parisi 48,2% Center-right coalition
De Magistris 67% Left party
Lettieri 33% Center-right coalition
Appendino 56,7% M5S
Fassino 43,3% PD
Merola 55,1% PD
Borgonzoni 44,9% Center-right coalition
Di Piazza 52,4% Center-right coalition
Cosolini 47,6% PD