Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power
Before publication of opinion polls were banned 15 days ago, far-right leader Giorgia Meloni and her Brothers of Italy party, with its neo-fascist roots, led in popularity, suggesting Italians were poised to vote their first far-right government into power since World War II. Close behind was former Premier Enrico Letta and his center-left Democratic Party.
Italy appears headed for 1st far-right government since Second World War
Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni's electoral alliance appeared to hold a wide lead in Italy's national note, an exit poll on state television suggested shortly after polls closed on Sunday evening.