Preliminary results indicate that the alliance led by the far-right Brothers of Italy party won a majority of votes in yesterday's national election. This win will mean that Giorgia Meloni will be Italy's first female prime minister and this will be the first Italian government led by the far right since the 1940s.
The BBC put together useful information regarding the main players in Italy's elections, including Giorgia Meloni, and how elections work in Italy.
"Italy's Election: Who's Who and How the Vote Works" - BBC
Nationalism and the far right appear to be gaining momentum in Europe. This article examines the broader implications of these trends in Europe as well as the challenges Meloni will face governing in Italy.
"How Afraid Should Europe Be of Giorgia Meloni?" - The Economist