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Berlusconi to Win Confidence Vote, Opposition Official Says

October 14, 2011

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won enough votes in the first round of balloting to survive a confidence vote today in parliament, an opposition official who attended the vote said.

Berlusconi won 315 votes in the first round, the party official said. Lawmakers are still voting in the second round of balloting.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew Davis at abdavis@bloomberg.net


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