If the Congress decides to restrict the placing on the presidency to two terms, to stand as a candidate will not be able acting party leader Sergei Mitrokhin, nor the founder of the party Grigory Yavlinsky.
MOSCOW, 19 Feb –. “Apple” on Saturday at its Congress will consider the amendment in the party Charter, which will limit the time spent on a post of the President to two terms, the Congress will also elect a new party leadership.
The intrigue of the upcoming events that if Congress this Saturday will take the amendment in the party Charter, that is, decide to limit two consecutive terms as President (eight years), it is possible to nominate his candidature for the post of Chairman will not be able acting party leader Sergei Mitrokhin, nor the founder of the party Grigory Yavlinsky.
However, Mitrokhin does not agree with the proposed political amendment to the Charter, he announced his intention to stand in presidents. The political Affairs Committee, in turn, offered to discuss candidates for the post of leader of the party, among them Alexander Gnezdilov, Sergei Ivanenko, Nikolai Rybakov, Emilia Slabunov, Alexander Shishlov, Leo schloßberg and conferences proposed by regional organizations. There are currently eight candidates, however, a well-known fact that during the Congress, any delegate may nominate a candidate.
In addition to the election of the leader, it is planned that 164 delegate to the eighteenth party Congress will elect the members of the political Committee and the Bureau, the control and revision Commission and a party to the arbitration.
The party Congress shall be convened not less than once in four years. Delegates are representatives of 77 regional offices and members of the Federal governing bodies, deputies of legislative assemblies of the five regions, deputies of the capital city councils of the seven regions. If in the region there are municipal deputies elected from the party, the regional office submits to the Congress one delegate.