The three-times prime minister swept up to a voting station in his hometown of Milan sporting a smart dark suit with a winter jacket slung over his shoulders. I hope these elections bring change for young people. The vote is being held under a complex new electoral law that could mean the final result will not be clear until late today.
According to the Termometro Politico poll, based on the interview of 4,500 people, between February 3 and 10, M5S received 26.3 percent of the vote, and Forza Italia had 15.9 percent of the vote in the poll, signaling that the center-right bloc could win a majority if the coalition gets the predicted 37.5 percent.
Polls published before a blackout imposed two weeks ago showed a hung parliament as the most likely outcome, although far-right and populist parties are expected to make major gains.
Some pollsters say the League could overtake Berlsuconi's Forza Italia (Go Italy!) party on Sunday. "Salvini is the ideal man for Italy. the priority is to control the borders and then give a helping hand to the economy", Claudio Gaiola, an electronics goods maker from Turin who sported a baseball cap saying "Salvini premier", told Reuters.
Democratic Party (PD) leader Matteo Renzi waves during the final rally ahead of the March 4 elections in Florence. Polls indicated the grassroots movement launched in 2009 by comic Beppe Grillo would be the largest vote-getter among any single party.
Heavily indebted Italy is the third-largest economy in the eurozone and prolonged political stalemate could reawaken the threat of market instability.
Italy's vote on Sunday to determine who'll govern the nation appears unlikely to yield the parliamentary majority needed to sustain a viable government.
Steve Bannon, the nationalist architect of Donald Trump's White House campaign, says Italy's election is "crucial" for the global populist movement and that if populists don't win now they will in the future.
Roberto D'Alimonte of Rome's LUISS University said such an alliance would be "catastrophic" for the financial markets. "If the centre-right doesn't get a majority, a lot will depend on whether Five Star opens up to the idea of a coalition".
The campaign has marked the return to frontline politics of 81-year-old Berlusconi, who was forced to quit as prime minister in 2011 at the height of a sovereign debt crisis and was widely written off after sex scandals, legal woes and ill health.
Mr Berlusconi can not stand for office again due to a 2013 tax fraud conviction, however his party is ahead in the polls and he is likely to emerge as a kingmaker.
The four-time prime minister - who has allied himself with the anti-immigrant League party - has backed European Parliament President Antonio Tajani as his choice to lead the country.
Italy's economy has started to expand once again but almost 10 years on from the Global Financial Crisis, Italy's gross domestic product - or total economic output - remains 5.7% lower than pre-crisis levels. Chancellor Angela Merkel's party remained the biggest force in the German Parliament despite the rise of the anti-immigrant AfD.
Although all party leaders have ruled out any post-election alliances with rivals, Italy - which has seen 65 governments since World War II - has a long history of finding a way out of apparently intractable political stalemate. The ANSA news agency said the vote in those towns was suspended when election officials discovered the error after some 40 ballots were cast.
The clock has been in the works for almost three decades, according to the post, and is created to tick once a year. They intend to build the animation for the 10 year anniversary chamber, but haven't decided what it will be yet.
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