Debora Serracchiani

debora-serracchianiCurrent: Presidente della Regione Autonoma Friuli-Venezia Giulia / President of the Autonomous Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Debora Serracchiani was born on 10 November 1970 in Rome, Italy. She is an Italian politician. She is a member of the Democratic Party (PD) political party. She has served as the President of the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia since April 22, 2013.
Serracchiani served as a MEP of the European Parliament from 2008 to 2013 as a member of the PD. She was also a member of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, an alliance within the European Parliament.
Debora Serracchiani, a then MEP and regional leader of the Democratic Party (PD), narrowly defeated incumbent President Renzo Tondoof, The People of Freedom (PdL) 39.4% to 39.0% in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia regional election held on April 21–22, 2013. She took office on April 22, 2013. Serracchiani is the second woman to hold the office of President of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, after Alessandra Guerra of Lega Nord Friuli (LNF) from 1994–1995.
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