The Italians have gone to the polls, by popular initiative, to comment on nuclear energy, privatization of water and the norm of the impediment legitimo. Participation exceeded 50%, so the query becomes binding. The Italians have voted overwhelmingly against nuclear energy and in favor of repealing the law the legitimate impediment, one of judicial shields Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, according to early data from the scrutiny of the rrendum held in the country and the polls exit polls. In the query, in which Berlusconi advocated abstention so that there was no quorum, voted 57.1% of the census, according to the Ministry of the Interior, which makes it binding. According to the company of EMG polls for the television channel La 7, between a 92.3 and 96.3% of Italians who came to the polls were expressed against the return to produce nuclear energy as claimed the Executive, once another referendum in 1987 vetoed it after the catastrophe of Chernobyl.
Likewise, between 92 and 96% of citizens voted to repeal the law the legitimate impediment, that allows to Berlusconi and his ministers absent from court hearings against her alleging institutional agenda reasons and that he had already been partially by the constitutional void last January. Italians also spoke, according to polls and projections of vote, against the privatization of water and that the rise of 7 per cent of the rates of water services based on the capital invested by the managers of the supply. The official canvass develops more slowly, but confirms the trend of the polls. Thus, in the query against the privatization of water, where indexes are most advanced, when 10% of the votes, counted 95.5% was decanted Yes. The result of the rrendos will be binding, since participation in the voting exceeded 50% more one required by law to make these valid. New supports all four test rrendos are seen in Italy as a new test on support to Berlusconi after the electoral setback suffered in recent municipal elections, when his party lost the Mayor of Milan, since decided on two laws heavily dndidas by its Executive, as a return to nuclear energy, and one of their judicial shields.