Rome, Italy. Today are held elections for the office of Grand Master of the Grand Orient of Italy. The candidates are: Massimo Bianchi (Deputy Grand Masters: Morris Ghezzi & Cesare Cometto), Silverio Magno (Deputy Grand Masters: Ernesto Jacobbi &Marco Proto) and Stefano Bisi (Deputy Grand Masters: Sergio Rosso & Santi Fedele).
The Grand Orient of Italy has 22,181 Freemasons (16,252 Master Masons). Each and every Master Mason has one vote. The candidate who obtains 40% (6,501 votes) of the valid votes is declared the winner. If no candidate will obtain 40% of the votes, there will be a second round of voting on March 23 (between the top two finishers). The installation of the Grand Master will take place from 4 to 6 April 2014, during the Annual Communication of the Grand Orient in Rimini.