the members of the UDI (Union of Democrats and Independents) voted with 66.56% against participation in the primary right, in the absence of an agreement with the party Republicans, according to the results of an internal consultation announced Sunday, March 20.
the results of the electronic vote, according to the set refusal boss UDI Jean-Christophe Lagarde, were announced at a party congress held in Versailles. Participation in this consultation amounted to 40.74% of the 23 000 members expected to vote.
However, they are almost a third (29.85%) to brave the setpoint saying he wanted to participate in the primary, even without agreement with the party Republicans. Sought since late January, President Nicolas Sarkozy of RS has not launched discussions on a “alternating pact” , a common platform and investitures legislative.
No consensus on a single candidate
Another question posed to members of the IDU if they decided to engage in the primary, they want a candidate single or not? The results were very tight, with 46.94% for the yes and 46.83% for possible one candidate. “A very centrist vote! “ joked at the podium Jean-Léonce Dupont, senator and president of the CNAT (National Commission on Arbitration and transparency) to monitor the voting. Finally, they decided the vast majority (84.87%) to launch the starting signal investiture legislative in their party.
Established in autumn 2012 under the leadership of Jean-Louis Borloo, centrist UDI federates several chapels, the New Centre (Hervé Morin), the radical Party (Laurent Hénart), the centrist Alliance (Jean Arthuis), the Fed (chaired by Hervé Marseille who succeeded Jean-Christophe Lagarde), but also direct members
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