Siracusa chooses continuity, Francesco Italia remains mayor

The incumbent mayor Francesco Italia has been re-elected in Siracusa, Italy. He celebrates his victory in Piazza della Repubblica, stating that the city desires continuity in administration to continue the historic accomplishments and raise its level of notoriety. With the official results showing Italia at 55.43% and his opponent Ferdinando Messina at 44.57%, Italia thanks those who supported him and acknowledges the challenges ahead. He promises to be the mayor for all, even those who did not vote for him, and focuses on addressing the issues that did not work in previous years.