The SVP has a meeting on Monday because of the corona virus their delegates from the 28. March in Basel cancelled. Thus, the election of a new party President falls into the water, as the party announced on Monday evening.
A shift in date was not known on Monday. As the party announced in the evening in a Communiqué, it will follow the ban for major events. For the SVP, the health of the population have priority.
With the cancellation, the SVP must wait longer for their new President. Waiting In the wings for the succession of Albert Rösti Zürcher Nationalrat Alfred army is so far, officially only. The search Committee under the leadership of former group President Caspar Baader retained, but further talks, as several candidates have reported.
A favorite of the Swiss national Council and farmer Marcel Dettling, had given to the party prior to the interviews, the search Committee for a cancellation. Anyway, there was no big rush for the high office.
The current President and the Bernese national councillor Albert Rösti wants to retire as planned in spring of the party leadership. The step he justified by the lack of success in the elections in the autumn of 2019. He doesn't see himself as a Restrukturierer. The party committees want to communicate in accordance with the Communiqué on Monday evening, a possible interim solution "in due time".
If the SP your for the 4. and 5. April cancels the Basel Congress scheduled to take place, was disclosed on Monday. Both the SVP and the SP were at first assumed, their party meetings with the elections for the new party to be able bureaux, as planned, to hold. The Aargau cantonal party said on Monday its Hearing of 12. March with the two candidate pairs.
In the case of the SP of the current party President Christian Levrat, and the Vice-President would be interior, and President until a newly scheduled to remain appointment in the office. The delegates two couples for a Co-presidency are: Mattea Meyer (national councillor ZH) and Cédric Wermuth (national Council of AG), as well as Priska Seiler count (national councillor, ZURICH) and Mathias Reynard (national Council of VS). Than single candidate Martin Schwab (SP Nidau BE) available.
FDP says as a first party
The FDP their Assembly of delegates from the 4 said. April in Biel already on last Thursday. She justified the decision by saying that the regulations in the Canton of Bern are more stringent than those of the Federal government. For the Secretariat-General, these directives would be difficult to apply for an event with 300 to 400 people. As the new date for the 2 is. May provisionally been set.
Up to 15. March says the authorities in Switzerland due to the Coronavirus occasions with more than 1000 people. To the party days of SP and SVP, the new party President will be elected, more-than-expected 1000 delegates, guests and media representatives.
Created: 09.03.2020, 18:00 clockUpdated Date: 09 March 2020, 18:03