List of mayors of Naples

The mayor of Naples is an elected politician who, along with the Naples’s City Council of 40 members, is accountable for the strategic government of Naples.

Mayor of Naples
Sindaco di Napoli
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Gaetano Manfredi 2020 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Gaetano Manfredi

since 18 October 2021
SeatPalazzo San Giacomo
AppointerElectorate of Naples
Term length5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holderAndrea Colonna
Formation30 March 1813
DeputyEnrico Panini
Salary€63,167 annually
WebsiteOfficial website
Palazzo San Giacomo, Naples' City Hall.

The following is a list of Mayors of Naples, Italy.

ListEdit

Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (1813–1861)Edit

Mayor Term start Term end Appointer
1 Marino Carafa di Belvedere 30 March 1813 7 February 1817 Joachim I[1]
Ferdinand I
2 Michele de' Medici di Ottajano 7 February 1817 6 June 1818
3 Carlo Caracciolo 7 June 1818 2 March 1821
4 Francesco Tocco 23 July 1821 29 December 1823
5 Giuseppe Pignatelli 30 December 1823 30 December 1829
Francis I
5 Andrea Coppola 1 January 1830 26 May 1830
6 Troiano Spinelli 27 May 1830 31 December 1835 Ferdinand II
7 Giuseppe Caracciolo 1 January 1836 31 December 1838
8 Nazario Sanfelice 1 January 1839 20 December 1847
9 Nazario Sanfelice 16 July 1848 14 January 1857
10 Giuseppe Pignone del Carretto 27 January 1857 7 September 1860
Francis II
11 Andrea Colonna di Stigliano 8 September 1860 30 November 1860 Vacant[a]
12 Giuseppe Colonna di Stigliano 1 December 1860 17 March 1861
Notes

Kingdom of Italy (1861–1946)Edit

Mayor Term start Term end Party
1 Giuseppe Colonna di Stigliano 17 March 1861 8 May 1864 Independent
2 Rodrigo Nolli 1 September 1865 26 November 1866 Historical Right
3 Fedele De Siervo 27 November 1866 30 October 1867 Historical Right
4 Guglielmo Capitelli 17 April 1868 24 September 1870 Historical Right
5 Paolo Emilio Imbriani 25 September 1870 13 June 1872 Historical Right
6 Francesco Spinelli 3 October 1872 13 November 1875 Historical Right
7 Antonio Winspeare 14 November 1875 11 July 1876 Historical Right
8 Gennaro Sambiase Sanseverino 12 July 1876 26 April 1878 Historical Right
9 Girolamo Giusso 12 August 1876 17 May 1884 Historical Right
10 Nicola Amore 17 May 1884 17 November 1889 Historical Right
11 Giuseppe Caracciolo 20 November 1889 25 June 1891 Historical Right
12 Salvatore Fusco 12 January 1892 17 July 1893 Historical Left
13 Carlo del Pezzo 26 January 1894 17 February 1895 Historical Right
14 Emilio Capomazzi 6 August 1896 23 July 1898 Historical Right
15 Celestino Summonte 24 July 1898 10 November 1900 Historical Left
16 Luigi Miraglia 30 November 1901 18 October 1903 Historical Left
17 Ferdinando Del Carretto di Novello 19 October 1903 31 July 1914 Historical Right
18 Pasquale del Pezzo 1 August 1914 30 April 1917 Liberal Union
19 Enrico Presutti 1 May 1917 30 November 1922 Liberal Union
20 Alfredo Vittorio Russo 1 December 1920 21 November 1922 PNF
21 Raffaele Angiulli 22 November 1922 19 March 1926 PNF
Fascist Podestà (1926-1943)
1 Francesco Montuoso 20 March 1926 30 November 1927 PNF
2 Dante Alamasi 1 December 1927 5 January 1930 PNF
3 Giovanni De Riseis 6 January 1930 6 April 1932 PNF
4 Lorenzo La Via di Sant'Agrippina 7 April 1932 22 January 1934 PNF
5 Giovanni Niutta 23 January 1934 10 July 1936 PNF
6 Giovanni Orgera 11 July 1936 5 August 1943 PNF
Allied occupation and Liberation (1943-1946)
22 Giuseppe Solimene 6 August 1943 14 April 1944 Independent
23 Gustavo Ingrosso 15 April 1944 7 January 1945 PDL
24 Gennaro Fermariello 8 January 1945 5 September 1946 PdA

Italian Republic (1946–present)Edit

From 1943 to 1993, the Mayor of Naples was elected by the City Council.

Mayor Term start Term end Party Coalition Election
1 Giuseppe Buonocore 14 December 1946 1 March 1948 PNM PNM - DC - PLI 1946
2 Domenico Moscati 1 March 1948 9 July 1952 DC
3 Achille Lauro 9 July 1952 6 January 1958 PNM
PMP
PNM - MSI 1952
PMP 1956
4 Nicola Sansanelli 6 January 1958 12 February 1958 PMP
- Special Prefectural Commissioner tenure (12 February 1958–4 February 1961)[a]
(3) Achille Lauro 4 February 1961 29 November 1961 PDIUM PDIUM - DC - PLI 1960
- Special Prefectural Commissioner tenure (29 November 1961–10 October 1962)[b]
5 Vincenzo Mario Palmieri 10 October 1962 31 July 1963 DC PDIUM - DC 1962
6 Ferdinando Clemente di San Luca 31 July 1963 10 April 1964 DC
- Special Prefectural Commissioner tenure (10 April 1964–27 January 1965)[c]
(6) Ferdinando Clemente di San Luca 27 January 1965 20 January 1966 DC DC - PSI - PSDI 1964
7 Giovanni Principe 20 January 1966 16 November 1970 DC
8 Gerardo De Michele 16 November 1970 2 August 1974 DC DC - PSI - PSDI - PRI 1970
9 Bruno Milanesi 2 August 1974 27 September 1975 DC
10 Maurizio Valenzi 27 September 1975 16 April 1983 PCI PCI - PSI - PSDI 1975
1980
- Special Prefectural Commissioner tenure (16 April 1983–31 January 1984)[d]
11 Francesco Picardi 31 January 1984 30 April 1984 PSDI DC - PSI - PSDI 1983
12 Vincenzo Scotti 30 April 1984 6 August 1984 DC
13 Mario Forte 6 August 1984 29 November 1984 DC
14 Carlo D'Amato 29 November 1984 22 October 1986 PSI DC - PSI - PSDI - PRI - PLI
- Special Prefectural Commissioner tenure (22 October 1986–29 July 1987)[e]
15 Pietro Lezzi 29 July 1987 1 August 1990 PSI DC - PSI - PRI - PLI 1987
16 Nello Polese 1 August 1990 2 April 1993 PSI
17 Francesco Tagliamonte 2 April 1993 6 August 1993 DC 1992
- Special Prefectural Commissioner tenure (6 August 1993–6 December 1993)[f]
Notes
  1. ^ Nominated by the Prefect after the City Council failed to elect a Mayor. The Commissioner held the office for nearly 3 years. This tenure is still today one of the longest in the history of the Italian Republic.
  2. ^ Nominated by the Prefect after the City Council failed to elect a new Mayor.
  3. ^ Nominated by the Prefect after the City Council failed to elect a new Mayor.
  4. ^ Nominated by the Prefect after the City Council failed to elect a new Mayor.
  5. ^ Nominated by the Prefect after the City Council failed to elect a new Mayor.
  6. ^ Nominated by the Prefect after the Mayor and the members of the City Council resigned in order to hold a new election under the provision of the new local electoral law.

Direct election (since 1993)Edit

Since 1993, under provisions of new local administration law, the Mayor of Naples is chosen by direct election, originally every four, and since 2001 every five years.

Mayor of Naples Took office Left office Party Coalition Election
18   Antonio Bassolino
(b. 1947)
6 December 1993 17 November 1997 PDS PDS  • PRC  • FdV 1993
17 November 1997 24 May 2000[a] The Olive Tree 1997
19   Rosa Russo Iervolino
(b. 1936)
28 May 2001 30 May 2006 DL
PD
The Olive Tree 2001
30 May 2006 1 June 2011 The Olive Tree 2006
20   Luigi de Magistris
(b. 1967)
1 June 2011 20 June 2016 IdV
MA
DemA
IdV  • FdS 2011
20 June 2016 18 October 2021 DemA  • SI  • PRC  • FdV 2016
21   Gaetano Manfredi
(b. 1964)
18 October 2021[b] Incumbent Ind PD  • M5S  • EV  • SI 2021
Notes
  1. ^ Resigned after being elected President of Campania in the regional election. The deputy mayor hold the office till a new municipal election was called.
  2. ^ Election originally scheduled for June 2021 then postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

TimelineEdit

By time in officeEdit

Rank Mayor Total time in office
1 Luigi De Magistris 10 years, 139 days
2 Rosa Russo Iervolino 10 years, 4 days
3 Maurizio Valenzi 7 years, 201 days
4 Antonio Bassolino 6 years, 170 days
5 Achille Lauro 6 years, 114 days
6 Giovanni Principe 4 years, 300 days
7 Domenico Moscati 4 years, 130 days
8 Gerardo De Michele 3 years, 259 days
9 Pietro Lezzi 3 years, 3 days
10 Nello Polese 2 years, 244 days
11 Carlo D'Amato 1 year, 327 days
12 Ferdinando Clemente di San Luca 1 year, 247 days
13 Giuseppe Bonocore 1 year, 78 days
14 Bruno Milanesi 1 year, 56 days
15 Vincenzo Mario Palmieri 294 days
16 Gaetano Manfredi 305 days
17 Francesco Tagliamonte 126 days
18 Mario Forte 115 days
19 Vincenzo Scotti 98 days
20 Francesco Picardi 90 days
21 Nicola Sansanelli 37 days

ElectionsEdit

Mayoral and City Council election, 1993Edit

The election took place on two rounds: the first on 21 November, the second on 5 December 1993.

Candidate Party Coalition First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Antonio Bassolino PDS PDS-PRC-RS-FdV-LR 229,649 41.62 300,964 55.65
Alessandra Mussolini MSI 171,315 31.05 239,867 44.35
Massimo Caprara DC DC-PSI-PSDI-PLI 77,643 14.07
Angelo Sabatino Ind 47,648 8.64
Others 25,450 4.61
Eligible voters 879,237 100.00 879,237 100.00
Voted 589,311 67.03 559,696 63.66
Blank or invalid ballots 37,596 18,865
Total valid votes 551,715 540,831

Mayoral and City Council election, 1997Edit

The election took place on 16 November 1997.

Candidate Party Coalition First round
Votes %
Antonio Bassolino PDS The Olive Tree 399,454 72.92
Emiddio Novi FI Pole for Freedoms 138,406 25.26
Others 9,906 1.81
Eligible voters 861,455 100.00
Voted 587,285 68.17
Blank or invalid ballots 39,464
Total valid votes 547,821

Mayoral and City Council election, 2001Edit

The election took place in two rounds: the first on 13 May, the second on 27 May 2001.

Candidate Party Coalition First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Rosa Russo Iervolino DL The Olive Tree 262,818 48.82 278,183 52.91
Antonio Martusciello FI House of Freedoms 246,089 45.71 247,564 47.09
Others 29,457 5.47
Eligible voters 849,798 100.00 849,798 100.00
Voted 579,204 68.16 534,590 62.91
Blank or invalid ballots 40,840 8,843
Total valid votes 538,364 525,747

Mayoral and City Council election, 2006Edit

The election took place on 28–29 May 2006.

Candidate Party Coalition First round
Votes %
Rosa Russo Iervolino DL The Olive Tree 304,975 57.20
Franco Malvano FI House of Freedoms 201,242 37.74
Others 26,962 5.06
Eligible voters 828,496 100.00
Voted 552,110 66.64
Blank or invalid ballots 18,931
Total valid votes 533,179

Mayoral and City Council election, 2011Edit

The election took place in two rounds: the first on 15–16 May, the second on 29–30 May 2011.

Candidate Party Coalition First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Luigi De Magistris IdV IdV-FdS 128,303 27.52 264,730 65.38
Gianni Lettieri PdL PdL-FdS-NS-PID-PRI-LD-AdC 179,575 38.52 140,203 34.62
Mario Morcone PD PD-SEL 89,280 19.15
Raimondo Pasquino UDC UDC-FLI-ApI 45,449 9.75
Clemente Mastella UDEUR 10,124 2.17
Roberto Fico M5S 6,441 1.38
Others 7,002 1.51
Eligible voters 812,450 100.00 812,450 100.00
Voted 490,142 60.33 410,907 50.58
Blank or invalid ballots 23,968 5,974
Total valid votes 466,174 404,933
Summary of the 2011 Naples City Council election results
Parties and coalitions Votes % Seats
The People of Freedom (Il Popolo delle Libertà) PdL 97,752 23.85% 8
Force of the South (Forza del Sud) FdS 21,428 5.23% 1
We the South (Noi Sud) NS 14,658 3.58% 1
Lettieri List (Lista Lettieri) LL 12,571 3.07% 1
Others 30,490 7.43% 0
Lettieri coalition (Centre-right) 176,901 43.16% 11
Democratic Party (Partito Democratico) PD 68,018 16.59% 5
Left Ecology Freedom (Sinistra Ecologia Libertà) SEL 16,283 3.97% 0
Others 8,682 2.12% 0
Morcone coalition (Centre-left) 92,983 22.68% 5
Italy of Values (Italia dei Valori) IdV 33,320 8.13% 15
Naples is Yours (Napoli è Tua) NT 18,902 4.61% 8
Federation of the Left (Federazione della Sinistra) FdS 15,008 3.66% 6
Others 1,292 0.32% 0
De Magistris coalition (Left-wing) 68,522 16.72% [2] 29
Union of the Centre (Unione di Centro) UDC 21,335 5.21% 2
Future and Freedom (Futuro e Libertà) FLI 13,807 3.37% 1
Alliance for Italy (Alleanza per l'Italia) ApI 6,003 1.46% 0
Others 5,904 1.44% 0
Pasquino coalition (Centre) 47,069 11.48% 3
Others 24,420 5.96% 0
Total 409,895 100% 48
Votes cast / turnout 490,142 60.33%
Registered voters 812,450
Source: Ministry of the Interior

Mayoral and City Council election, 2016Edit

The election took place in two rounds: the first on 5 June and the second on 19 June 2016.

Candidate Party Coalition First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Luigi De Magistris DemA DemA-SI-FdV-PRC-PCd'I-IdV 172,710 42.82 185,907 66.85
Gianni Lettieri FI 96,961 24.04 92,174 33.15
Valeria Valente PD PD-AP-UDC-CD-Mod-PSI 85,225 21.13
Matteo Brambilla M5S 38,863 9.64
Marcello Tagliatela FdI 5,186 1.29
Others 4,336 1.08
Eligible voters 788,291 100.00 788,291 100.00
Voted 426,602 54.12 283,542 35.97
Blank or invalid ballots 23,291 5,461
Total valid votes 403,311 278,081
Summary of the 2016 Naples City Council election results
Parties and coalitions Votes % Seats
De Magistris List (Lista De Magistris) LDM 51,896 13.79% 10
Democracy and Autonomy (Democrazia e Autonomia) DemA 28,587 7.60% 5
Naples in Common to the Left (Napoli in Comune a Sinistra) NCS 19,945 5.30% 4
Federation of the Greens (Federazione dei Verdi) FdV 11,341 3.01% 2
Others 37,971 10.08% 3
De Magistris coalition (Left-wing) 149,740 39.80% 24
Forza Italia FI 36,145 9.61% 4
Lettieri List (Lista Lettieri) LL 28,869 7.67% 2
Others 27,347 7.27% 1
Lettieri coalition (Centre-right) 92,361 24.55% 7
Democratic Party (Partito Democratico) PD 43,790 11.64% 6
Popular Area (Area Popolare) AP 7,521 2.00% 1
Others 37,675 10.01% 0
Valente coalition (Centre-left) 88,986 23.65% 7
Five Star Movement (Movimento Cinque Stelle) M5S 36,359 9.66% 2
Others 8,817 2.35% 0
Total 376,263 100% 40
Votes cast / turnout 426,602 54.12%
Registered voters 788,291
Source: Ministry of the Interior

Mayoral and City Council election, 2021Edit

The election took place on 3–4 October 2021.

Candidate Party Coalition First round
Votes %
Gaetano Manfredi Ind PD-M5S-SI-EV 218,077 62.88
Catello Maresca Ind FI-FdI-NcI-UDC 75,891 21.88
Antonio Bassolino Ind A-PG 28,451 8.20
Alessandra Clemente PaP 19,338 5.58
Others 5,050 1.45
Eligible voters 776,751 100.00
Voted 366,374 47.17
Blank or invalid ballots 19,567
Total valid votes 346,807

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Like a member of House of Murat, Joachim wasn't a Bourbon.
  2. ^ although it did not win the majority of votes, the coalition won the majority bonus of seats granted by the electoral law to the alliance whose candidate is elected Mayor. This mechanism works only if no coalition obtains more than the 50% of votes.