The political Affairs Committee recommended that the regional organizations to consider six candidates for the post of party Chairman, reported the press service of the party “Yabloko”.
MOSCOW, 7 Dec –. “Apple” at the Congress on 19-20 December will elect a new party leadership – the Chairman of the party, members of the political Committee and the Bureau, the control and revision Commission and a party to the arbitration and will consider amendments to the party Charter.
The second stage of the XVIII Congress of the “Yabloko” will be held next year. It is expected that it will approve the list of candidates for deputies from the party in the State Duma.
“The political Affairs Committee recommended that the regional organizations to consider six candidates for the presidency of the party: Muscovites Alexander Gnezdilova and Sergei Ivanenko, St. Petersburg Nikolai Rybakov and Alexander Shishlov, Deputy of the legislative Assembly of Karelia Emily Slabunov and ex-Deputy of the Pskov region Lev Shlosberg”, — said the press service of the party.
The press service said that on the proposal of the existing members of the political Affairs Committee, Congress will consider amendments to the Charter that limit the term of presidency to two terms (maximum 8 years). Previously about his desire to run for the chairmen said the acting leader of the party Sergei Mitrokhin who was elected to that office twice in 2008 and 2012. However, if these changes are adopted, neither he nor the founder of the party Grigory Yavlinsky will not be able to lead Apple again.
The Russian United democratic party “Yabloko” was founded in 1995. In the party of 76 regional branches, more than 600 business units, more than 55 thousand members.