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  "Anyone but Draghi" - how an Italian presidential bid fell flat
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Last EditedWA Indy  Feb 04, 2022 10:41am
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AuthorGavin Jones, Angelo Amante, and Giuseppe Fonte
News DateWednesday, February 2, 2022 04:40:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionROME, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Last weekend, for the first time in his gilded career, Mario Draghi missed out on a promotion.

He was the bookmakers' hot favourite to become president of Italy. He had signalled he wanted the prestigious post, with its seven-year term and considerable political clout.

But over eight rounds of balloting which eventually crowned outgoing President Sergio Mattarella for a second term, Draghi never got more than five votes from the 1,009 parliamentarians and regional delegates who took part in the election.
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