Prodi I 1996

# Seats Share L-R
PDS 171 27.1 2.6
PpP 75 11.9 PM 6.2
DINI-RI 26 4.1 6.0
FdV 16 2.5 2.4
Description
PM Prodi and his cabinet were appointed 18 May 1996 and won a confidence vote in the Senate (yes: 173, no 139 [upper house]) on 24 May and in parliament (yes: 322, no: 299 [lower house]) on 31 May.
Minority cabinet was supported by the Communist Refoundation (PRC).
Cabinet fell when PRC withdrew its support over proposed budget cuts. PM Prodi lost a confidence vote (yes: 313, no: 312) and resigned on 9 October 1998.
Dates
18 May 1996 — Election: 21 Apr 1996
Seats – type
288 (630) – minority
Sources
Reuters
Wikipedia
· IT – Governo Prodi I