ITALY: Coming Elections

King Vittorio Emanuele signed a decree dissolving the Parliament, thus breaking the perplexing silence which for some time has shrouded Italian politics (TIME, Dec. 24, et seq.). According to the Constitution the new Parliament must be convoked by the King within four months of the dissolution. The date for the elections has, therefore, been set for April 6 and the first meeting of the new Parliament for May 24, the latest date allowed by the Constitution. Particular interest is attached to the forthcoming elections, as under the new electoral law introduced...

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