The referendum in Veneto and Lombardia: residents of the region voted for autonomy
MOSCOW, October 23 — RIA Novosti. The inhabitants of the Italian regions Lombardy and Veneto, in the course of the consultative referendum called for the expansion of the autonomy of the regions.
Election Commission of Veneto said that more than 98% of voters voted for autonomy. In the voting, according to local authorities, was attended by more than 57% of voters.
“This is a victory for residents of the Veneto, the victory of civic awareness, the victory of people who want to be masters in their own house,” — said the President of Veneto, Luca ZAIA.
He also said that the results of the regional referendum is a historic event and promised on Monday to begin work on a “contract that we will propose to the Central authorities”.
The official also noted that the regional electronic system for the referendum on Sunday suffered a serious hacker attack.