Italy’s far-right politician Matteo Salvini scored a historic win in elections in central region Umbria, which was ruled by the left for half a century.

Donatella Tesei, candidate of centre-right coalition headed by Salvini, on Sunday won 57% of the votes, ahead of Vincenzo Bianconi, candidate of center-left coalition, which is currently ruling Italy, according to Italian ANSA news agency.

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