Communist Refoundation: The hardline core of the old Italian Communist Party who refused to join Occhetto's PDS when the party changed its name and ditched Marxism in 1991.
Socialist Party (PSI): The remains of the party which was the linchpin of governments for two decades under Bettino Craxi.
La Rete: Sicilian-based anti-Mafia party.
Popular Party: Launched from the ruins of the Christian Democratic party.
Pact For Italy: Alliance formed by Mario Segni, who wants to gather centrist and centre-right together to keep Occhetto's 'progressives' from power.
Northern League: The pro-autonomy movement, the biggest party in northern Italy.
Forza Italia: The conservative movement founded by Berlusconi.
National Alliance (AN): Founded by Gianfranco Fini to attract conservative voters who feel uncomfortable with the Italian Social Movement (MSI's) connections with Mussolini.Reuse content