In Parliament since 2001, was re-elected in all five of the subsequent consultations, holding various positions. The secretary of Justice (2001 to 2006) in the second and third Berlusconi government, and under secretary of Labour and social Policy (from may to December 2013) in the government Letta, today is vice-president of the parliamentary anti-mafia commission.
2014 is also the coordinator (and plenipotentiary) of Forza Italia Calabria. In his Cosenza, has always been able to count on the support of Mario Occhiuto, currently the mayor of the city, which was made by the deputy and the councillor of Culture until the beginning of December last year, when the name of Santelli began to circulate as a possible candidate for governor. One blow to sharp-eyed, rather “a betrayal” as he himself called it.
For months, the first citizen of Cosenza spoke as a candidate for governor in pectore of the centre-right, but is then forced to capitulate to the vetoes of the League. Tempted by a stroke in a lonely, sharp-eyed, he then summaries to queue at the Santelli, with a lot of the regulars placed in the list of the president.
Supported by six lists, the neogovernatrice came close to victory with more than twenty points advantage. To celebrate with her also the companion of Berlusconi, Francesca Pascale.
as A result acquired after the controversy in the election campaign about his illness - Santelli has been unleashed in the dance on the notes of Alan Sorrenti and a "tarantella calabrese".
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