Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Party
Provincial Council, Agrigento, 1961. Member Assembly of the Region of Sicily, 1967, confirmed, 1971. Assessor for Finance, 1971.
Deputy, PalermoTrapani-Agrigento-Caltanisetta, 1976, re-elected 1979, 1983 and 1987. Member Committee on Finance and Treasury. Under-Secretary for Finance, in Forlani government.
Minister for Merchant Navy in first and second Spadolini government. Minister for Agriculture and Forests, in fifth Fanfani government. Member Committee on Finance and Treasury and Supervisory Committee on Radio and Television Services.
Regional Secretary Christian Democrats, Sicily. Minister for Transport in Goria government. Minister of Agriculture and Forests, July 1989.