World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Italian presidential election, 1955

Article Id: WHEBN0045426760
Reproduction Date:

Title: Italian presidential election, 1955  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Presidential elections in Italy, Italian presidential election, 1964
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Italian presidential election, 1955

Italian presidential election, 1955

28 - 29 April 1955

843 voters
562 or 422 votes needed to win
Nominee Giovanni Gronchi Luigi Einaudi
Electoral vote 658 70
Percentage 78.1% 8.3%

President before election

Luigi Einaudi

Elected President

Giovanni Gronchi

The Italian presidential election of 1955 was held in Italy on 28 – 29 April 1955. Only members of Parliament are entitled to vote. As head of state of the Italian Republic, the President has a role of representation of national unity and guarantees that Italian politics comply with the Italian Constitution, in the framework of a parliamentary system.

At fourth round of voting, incumbent President of the Chamber of Deputies Giovanni Gronchi was elected President with 658 votes out of 843.



Candidate 1° Round 2° Round 3° Round 4° Round
Ferruccio Parri 308 -- -- --
Cesare Merzagora 228 225 245 --
Luigi Einaudi 120 80 61 70
Giovanni Gronchi 30 127 281 658
Antonio Segni 12 18 14 --
Raffaele De Caro -- -- 14 --
Other candidates 23 24 7 11
Blank papers 89 332 195 92
Invalid papers 5 2 2 2
Voting 815 808 817 833
Present 815 808 817 833
Source: Parliament of Italy
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.