19.12 – Furore, Five Star Movement MEP: “At the moment it seems that the Five Star Movement is the first list in terms of number of preferences, but we have to wait for the trend to consolidate. We have worked to conclude the dispute in the first round. Some have spoken of a mix or a delirium of parties, but we have built a coalition around a tall figure like María Aida, because around her more forces could be gathered to defeat the right responsible for the dissolution due to the mafia. The center-right took a lot ”
18.50 – Of the 67 sections analyzed, 45% of the total of 147, María Aida Episcopo has a clear advantage with 53.5%, followed by Raffaele Di Mauro with 24.4%, Angiola with 10.2%, Mainiero with 8.3% and De Sabato with 3.7%. .
18:30 – Davide Emanuele, candidate for councilor and municipal secretary of the Democratic Party: “Abstentionism has affected other political forces more than the center left. Politics has finally returned, we will have to roll up our sleeves. Foggia is a city that has a mafia problem and we must keep our guard up against this”
18:20 – Giannicola De Leonardis, regional councilor of the Brothers of Italy: “It was an electoral campaign that looked to the past, to the dissolution of the municipality because of the mafia. I have seen few mafia councilors. The opinion of the citizens was based mainly on this and also on the fact that many center-right voters “Those who did not vote, had a rejection of this.”
18:10 – Valerio Ricci (No One Excluded list): “It was a pleasant experience, we were in close contact with the people. We explained and talked about the Foggia that we think and want to build. People listened to us, they were attentive. Foggia is not a territory conquered by those who protested without proposals.”
18:00 – Giulio Scapato of the PSI: “People said they wanted a female mayor. We were convinced that Mainiero would have obtained a higher percentage and that in the event of a second round it would have been decisive.”
17.45 – Leonardo Donno regional coordinator of the M5S: “There was an outcry from the citizens. The objective is to relaunch Foggia, beyond the results of each match, it is the project that has been rewarded.”
17.35 – Rosa Cicolella, former coordinator of Italia Viva: “Convinced of the choice we have made”
17.30 – María Aida Episcopo’s committee anticipates victory: the mayoral candidate has 53.9% of the 10,000 votes counted.
16:59 – The municipal secretary of the League Antonio Vigiano, candidate for councilor of Prima Foggia: “We expected such a percentage of abstentions. My feelings were even more negative than the final data. We expected Episcopo to have a clear advantage, they brought 10 lists to the field, double ours. The important thing is to stay up, we are achieving it I hope that the citizens confirm our predictions, so that we can go to the second round. It was a very fast, beautiful and intense electoral campaign in which we showed that we are close to the central government. “The center-right started calmly, but has recovered very well. Prima Foggia’s list? “I would be happy if we got 5-6%.”
16:45 – Mayoral candidate Antonio De Sabato on FoggiaToday: “The page that united us to the past remains. The vote will be difficult, but we would still have two sides of the same coin” (watch the full interview here).
16.32 – Episcopo close to 50%, Di Mauro tries to hold on to the second round goal. Angiola-Mainiero is neck and neck for third position.
16.20 – Peruse the first two sections at the Riuniti Polyclinic. Only 27 votes. Episcopo ahead of Di Mauro.
15.15 – Episcopo forward, Di Mauro continues
The polls in the 147 areas of Foggia closed at 3:00 p.m., where a participation of just over 60% was recorded. (exact data here).
The counting of votes has also begun, and here the data of the vote count will be published in real time which today, October 23, will decide who, between Giuseppe Mainiero, Antonio De Sabato, Nunzio Angiola, Raffaele Di Mauro and Maria Aida Episcopo, He will wear the tricolor sash and lead the city for the next five years as mayor.
At the moment María Aída Episcopo, candidate from the broad progressive field, is the most supported. Following the center-right candidate Raffaele Di Mauro. In third position Mainiero and Angiola. De Sabato closes.
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