Ending Ugly Campaign, Italy Prepares for Difficult Vote
Italian voters go to the polls Sunday to vote in a race driven by growing anti-immigrant sentiments and rising eurosceptic movements. The major contenders are the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the populist Northern League, an alliance created by former, disgraced prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, 81. None of those vying for power appear likely to obtain an absolute majority, raising the possibility of political turbulence in Italy. For VOA, Sabina Castelfranco in Rome has more.