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Tag: Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi

  • Monday, June 20th 2016 - 08:31 UTC

    Anti -establishment Lady mayor for Rome: pledges to end corruption

    Raggi had campaigned on ending corruption in the Italian capital and reversing the trend of severely failing public services across Rome.

    An anti-establishment candidate has been elected Rome's first female mayor after Sunday's runoff elections in Italy. Thirty-seven-year-old lawyer Virginia Raggi led by a 2-1 margin over Premier Matteo Renzi's chosen candidate, Roberto Giachetti, who conceded defeat less than an hour after polls closed.