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Italy’s center-left party poised to win general election

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:19 EDT
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Democratic Party's Pier Luigi Bersani (right), the favourite to become Italy's prime minister after the general election, arrives with his family at a polling station on February 24, 2013 in Piacenza. (AFP)
 
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Italy’s centre-left led by Pier Luigi Bersani was poised to win the general election, according to exit polls on Monday, with a large lead over Silvio Berlusconi’s party.

The centre-left is set to snap up to 34.5 percent of the vote, with 29 percent going to the centre-right, according to a poll by SKY TG 24 television, and around 20 percent to the protest Five Star Movement (M5S).

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