ROME Feb 25 Italy's centre-left coalition leads
former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right bloc by
no more than one percentage point in the lower house of
parliament, projections for RAI state television and private
broadcaster Mediaset indicated on Monday.
The centre-left is seen winning 29.1 percent of the vote in
the lower house, with the centre-right at 28.6 percent, Beppe
Grillo's 5-Star Movement at 26.3 percent, and Mario Monti's bloc
at 10.8 percent, RAI said.
Mediaset put the centre-left at 29.5 percent, the
centre-right at 28.5 percent, Grillo's movement at 26.4 percent
and Monti's coalition at 10.8 percent, Mediaset said.
The coalition or party that wins the most votes in the lower
house wins an automatic majority of 340 of 630 seats.