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Italy election means little in Naples

Little hope of stable government in the country's south as economy flounders.
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2013 20:31

In less than 24 hours, Italy goes to the polls to elect a new parliament.

Candidates have held their final rallies before elections, which will take place on Sunday and Monday.

Mario Monti, outgoing prime minister, and Silvio Berlusconi, the former prime minister, are both in the fray.

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Naples in the south of the country, where the economy is floundering and the election means little to those voting.

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