The time series of data on political and social activity presented in this section deals with both the participation of citizens in political elections and referendums and their involvement in social and political activities in a wider sense.  

The results of the various political elections cover the entire period from the constitution of the Kingdom of Italy to the current day. These data, all drawn from administrative sources, are inevitably affected by changes over time in the regulations regarding the right to vote in Italy (passage from restricted male-only suffrage to universal suffrage, extension of the right to vote to women, regulation of the right to vote for Italian citizens residing abroad, etc.). These modifications introduced considerable variations in the electorate which must be considered when reading the data... full text




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