Italian local elections, 1956

Italian local elections, 1956

27 May 1956

5,772 city mayors and councils

  First party Second party
Leader Amintore Fanfani Palmiro Togliatti
Party Christian Democracy Communist Party
Leader since 1954 1938
Comuni 108[1] 60[1]

The 1956 Italian local elections were held on 27 May. In Italy, direct elections were held in 5,772 comuni: in each comune were chosen mayor and members of the City Council.

The elections were won by the Christian Democracy, led by Amintore Fanfani.


  1. 1 2 Only comuni with a population higher than 10,000 inhabitants.
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