In the event, Bossi was openly contested by many delegates at the congress.
Bull, Anna.; Gilbert, Mark (2001).
In March 2015, after a long struggle between Tosi and Zaia, backed by Salvini, over the party's candidates in the upcoming regional election in Veneto, Tosi was removed from national secretary of Liga Veneta and ejected from the federal party altogether.Boso: la Lega non è di destra L'Indipendenza Nuova".240 Since its foundation, Liga Veneta was instead characterised as a liberal, centrist and economically libertarian outfit, due to the political upbringing of its early leaders and a more conservative electoral base."Clamoroso Salvini, addio Lega Nord.Also Oneto, father of Padanian nationalism, and Pagliarini were close to this group.The party's electoral successes began roughly at a time when public disillusionment with the established political parties was at its height.Leonardi, Robert; Kovacs, Monique (1993 "The Lega Nord: the rise of a new Italian catch-all party Italian Politics: A Review, 8 "Lega Nord The Democratic Society".36 238 From the left came also Marco Formentini, a long-time member of the left-wing of the Italian Socialist Party, 239 and Rosi Mauro, a trade unionist of the metal workers' section of the Italian Labour Union and, later, leader of the Padanian Trade Union.Via scritta "Padania al suo posto "Basta euro" - Il Fatto"diano"."Maroni: "Fase lepenista conclusa, sbagliato disprezzare FI La Lega torni alle origini".
Stella, Gian Antonio (18 September 2004)."L'annuncio di Maroni: lascio la segreteria entro Natale".Corbetta, Piergiorgio; Piretti, Maria Serena (2009).SA - -.2 nb 1 -.2.5.3 donne ricche in cerca di uomini a guayaquil - -.188.8.131.52 Regional Councils edit Region Latest election # of overall votes of overall vote # of overall seats won # of overall current seats Abruzzo 2014 N/A N/A.Finazzer, Massimiliano (17 September 1998).