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List of Secretaries of the Democratic Party (Italy)

The Secretary of the Democratic Party is the leader of the Democratic Party, the main centre-left political party in Italy.[1] Current Secretary is Nicola Zingaretti, who was elected in March 2019.[2]

Contents

SecretariesEdit

Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of office Election
1   Walter Veltroni
(1955– )
14 October 2007 21 February 2009 2007
2   Dario Franceschini
(1958– )
21 February 2009 7 November 2009 None[3]
3   Pier Luigi Bersani
(1951– )
7 November 2009 20 April 2013 2009
4   Guglielmo Epifani
(1950– )
11 May 2013 15 December 2013 None[4]
5   Matteo Renzi
(1975– )
15 December 2013 19 February 2017 2013
Vacant[5] 19 February 2017 7 May 2017
(5)   Matteo Renzi
(1975– )
7 May 2017 12 March 2018 2017
6   Maurizio Martina
(1978– )
12 March 2018 7 July 2018 Acting
7 July 2018 17 November 2018 None[6]
Vacant[7] 17 November 2018 17 March 2019
7   Nicola Zingaretti
(1965– )
17 March 2019 Incumbent 2019

Secretary tenureEdit

Rank Secretary Total time in office Terms
1 Matteo Renzi 4 years, 10 days 2
2 Pier Luigi Bersani 3 years, 164 days 1
3 Walter Veltroni 1 year, 130 days 1
4 Dario Franceschini 259 days 1
5 Maurizio Martina 250 days 1
6 Guglielmo Epifani 218 days 1
7 Nicola Zingaretti 107 days 1

Secretaries timelineEdit

Nicola ZingarettiMaurizio MartinaMatteo RenziGuglielmo EpifaniPier Luigi BersaniDario FranceschiniWalter Veltroni 

Deputy SecretariesEdit

Portrait Name
(Born–Died)
Term of office Secretary
1   Dario Franceschini
(1958– )
14 October 2007 21 February 2009 Veltroni
Vacant 21 February 2009 7 November 2009 Franceschini
2   Enrico Letta
(1966– )
7 November 2009 20 April 2013 Bersani
Vacant 20 April 2013 28 March 2014 Epifani
3   Lorenzo Guerini
(1966– )
28 March 2014 7 May 2017 Renzi
  Debora Serracchiani
(1970– )
4   Maurizio Martina
(1978– )
7 May 2017 12 March 2018
Vacant 12 March 2018 17 April 2019 Martina
5   Paola De Micheli
(1973– )
17 April 2019 Incumbent Zingaretti
  Andrea Orlando
(1969– )

Deputy Secretary tenureEdit

Rank Secretary Total time in office Secretary
1 Enrico Letta 3 years, 164 days Pier Luigi Bersani
2 Lorenzo Guerini
Debora Serracchiani
3 years, 40 days Matteo Renzi (1st term)
3 Dario Franceschini 1 year, 130 days Walter Veltroni
4 Maurizio Martina 309 days Matteo Renzi (2nd term)
5 Paola De Micheli
Andrea Orlando
76 days Nicola Zingaretti

Deputy Secretaries timelineEdit

Andrea OrlandoPaola De MicheliMaurizio MartinaDebora SerracchianiLorenzo GueriniEnrico LettaDario Franceschini 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statuto del Partito Democratico
  2. ^ "Primarie Pd, vince Zingaretti. Il comitato del neosegretario: "Siamo oltre il 67%. affluenza a 1milione e 800mila, meglio del 2017"". La Repubblica. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. ^ Elected by party's National Assembly to replace the resigned Veltroni.
  4. ^ Elected by party's National Assembly to replace the resigned Bersani.
  5. ^ Party's President, Matteo Orfini, served as Acting Secretary.
  6. ^ Elected by party's National Assembly to replace the resigned Renzi.
  7. ^ No one served as Acting Secretary.