Electoral system*: Mixed

Threshold*: political parties – 3% ; coalition – 10%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 5 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 25

Quota type: Voluntary party quota

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 35,7%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 6,6%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 69,4%

(Parliamentary Elections, 4 March 2018)

Voting abroad: Yes

by postal voting 

E-voting: No

Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Ministry of the Interior - Elections

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Italy

*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018