“Well! The first bet is won. The primaries in Rome and Bologna are a popular success, and even in the Covid era they have turnout like pre-Covid. The success of Lepore and Gualtieri shows that we were right not to be afraid to do them because the center-left people are with us. Forward!”. This is the first comment of Enrico Letta, secretary of the Democratic Party, in the party primaries.
«From the primaries of Rome and Bologna a great demonstration of unity and democratic participation. Great turnout despite the Covid-19 rules and a great desire to return to politics on the street and in the gazebos ”, echoed Francesco Boccia, PD deputy and head of local authorities of the National Secretariat of the Democratic Party. «Thanks to all the volunteers who made possible this beautiful day of democracy which is added to the history of the primaries of the last 16 years. With the primary always wins participatory democracy. Now united to win against the right ».