Valentina Sganga, current M5S group leader in the City Council, is the mayor candidate of Turin for the 5 Star Movement. The vote on SkyVote decided it. Sganga obtained 54.24% of the votes, Andrea Russi, city councilor of Turin and second candidate for the office of mayor, 45.76% of the votes. To formalize the outcome of the vote on Facebook was Vito Crimi.
The voting took place today from 10 to 22. “This – said Crimi – is proof of how direct democracy remains a central element for the M5S. In front of two candidates both deserving, two splendid people who have carried out their mandate with seriousness and honor, the assembly of our members in Turin has been called to choose which of the two will represent the 5 Star Movement in the next elections “.
“It was a day in which the numbers were quite limited being a vote linked exclusively to the city of Turin, but for us it was an important experience because we experimented with this voting tool that gave us a guarantee of solidity, both from from the point of view of data security and confidentiality, and of the ability and flexibility of action to intervene in all situations of assistance in voting for individual voters “, added Crimi.
“We also carried out a survey in progress for those who voted and in the end the result was 99% satisfaction with the voting experience. This gives us hope for how the next much more demanding votes will take place. will take place over two days “, he continued, recalling that the next appointment will be on 2 and 3 August when voting for the new Statute will be held.
“This is a great step forward for the Movement” concluded Crimi, wishing good luck to Valentina Sganga and Andrea Russi “because I trust that both together can continue this path as a team and can lead to reconfirm the government of M5S “.
“I am officially the mayoral candidate of the 5 Star Movement in Turin. I thank all the people who participated in the vote and who in recent days have given me extraordinary support and support. It is a great responsibility that I will face with determination and commitment”, he written Sganga in a post on Fb. “The strongest hug goes to Andrea Russi, friend and loyal candidate. I will walk this path with him, with all the advisers and activists who have worked for Turin in recent years. A last thanks also to Vito Crimi and to the organization of this vote, which was flawless. Tomorrow we leave! “, he concluded.
“Congratulations to Valentina Sganga for the result achieved: she is the mayor candidate of Turin for the Five Star Movement and the coalition we will form. And thanks, right away, to Andrea Russi for making himself available in this path”, is the social message of the current mayor of Turin, Chiara Appendino.
“Now – continued Appendino – it is time to continue working, all together, for the good of our city. I am sure that Valentina will be able to work as a team to make the most of the results obtained in recent years, that she will be able to achieve new ones and that, with his team will allow Turin to continue that process of change started in 2016. Good luck, Valentina! “.