ARCHIVES. According to Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, Thursday elected first secretary of the PS, the question of the primary left for the presidential 2017 “remains a possibility”.
This consultation “is not in motion ( majority, Ed ) but it remains a possibility, he says. We have a free hand, there will be a National Council in autumn 2016 to decide this decision. “
The statutes of the PS, said his No. 1, provide for the time being the” principle ” of “citizen primary ‘for the description of the candidate to the Elysée. “We must ask ourselves what is the most effective for our candidate. Is it moving or not by a primary if it is the president who has what I call my wishes? “Argues Jean-Christophe Cambadélis.
“Start a gathering process”
The first secretary of the PS wants to “start a rally process which will begin with the summer school of La Rochelle in August. We propose to our co-organizing partners. This will address environmentalists, radicals, the MRC and the Communists, although I do not think they agree. “
Then he continues,” we will create departmental group to continue debate. The goal is to exceed the PS and parties by a grassroots movement to a great popular alliance. We will organize a convention in November 2016 this popular alliance that will adopt a blueprint for the next presidential election. ” The first secretary of the PS intends to establish a direction “parity and the colors of France.” One way to get ahead of the calls of the foot that does not fail to address to the left wing of the party.
Guest Friday morning on RTL, Benoît Hamon nevertheless greeted his election: “Jean-Christophe Cambadélis is my first secretary, I félicite- he said. I supported Christian Paul; behind it must be remembered that there are ideas, 100% of activists voted on ideas. ” At the same time, Karine Berger, on RFI, pleaded “for there to be a gathering of the Socialist party of the right to the left, Manuel Valls Gerard Filoche. Not a socialist should miss the call in 2017 “. He added:. “In Jean-Christophe Cambadélis propose a staging solution”