Here’s what happens after President Giorgio Napolitano resigns

Jan 14, 2015 1375

by Francesco Clementi

Once the outgoing President of the Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, officially files his resignation, Italy will go through five steps to elect a new President.

The most immediate steps will see the President of the Senate, Pietro Grasso taking on the interim role of President of the Republic. Then, within fifteen days from the official resignation date, the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Laura Boldrini will officially call for designated voters to form an electoral committee.

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