Enrico Rossi is President of the Tuscany Region. Born into a working-class family, he had a profoundly political education. He worked as a journalist and earned a degree in Philosophy at the University of Pisa before becoming mayor of Pontedera, where he strongly fought for preventing the relocation of the factory Piaggio. He was elected as a member of the Regional Council of Tuscany in 2000 and for ten years was a member of the Tuscan Regional Government as Minister of Health. Rossi was elected President of Tuscany in 2010. He ran for the presidency of Tuscany again in May 2015 and was re-elected with 48% of the votes.