milan - Residents of the Northern Italian region \u0026 # x27; s Veneto and Lombardy voted for more autonomy on Sunday in a large majority. The first results of the referendum show that more than 90 percent voted for more powers for the region \u0026 # x27; s.
The results of the public consultation are not binding. Residents voted on whether Veneto and Lombardy should have more control over, among other things, the management of their finances, education and healthcare. Also, the proponents of more autonomy want a greater role of the regions in collecting taxes.