The president of the Hauts-de-France region has ruled out any electoral tie with his right-wing rivals. If he still refuses to participate in the primaries, he now plans to appear before a convention of House members.
word members. To name its presidential candidate, the Republican Party had to confirm, Wednesday evening, the alternative before its members: it would be up to them to decide on Saturday between a primary open to entries and ordinary sympathizers, or a vote. From LR Congress, reserved for members only. By choosing one or the other, the latter will do more: they will determine the chances of seeing their best candidate, Xavier Bertrand, finally assemble in a collective style to choose among the suitors.
Since the first mention of his candidacy, two years ago, Bertrand has repeatedly said: the only condition is his regional re-election in Hauts-de-France. Between the first round and him, there will be no other obstacle. Victory in June, Picard did not change, even as the main rivals jointly demanded a primary election. will not participate “Under any circumstances” He swore again at the end of August on Europe 1, believing it to be a corrupt system which drives the friends of yesteryear to exaggerate their differences, to the point of making them irreconcilable.