Democratic Party (PD) leader Pier Luigi Bersani arrives to cast his vote at a polling station in Piacenza, northern Italy December 2, 2012. The two finalists in a primary to choose the centre-left candidate for prime minister in next year's Italian electi
Bersani seen winning Italy's centre-left primary: exit poll
Posted : Sunday, 02 December 2012 02:26PM
ROME (Reuters) - Pier Luigi Bersani was seen winning the run-off primary of Italy's Democratic Party to be the center-left's candidate for prime minister in national elections next spring, according to an exit poll on Sunday.
The poll by the Peipoli Institute showed Bersani, the head of the Democratic Party, winning 61.5 percent against 38.5 percent for his rival, Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi.
(Reporting By Philip Pullella)
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