New PvdA chairman by 25 September

20th August 2007, Comments 0 comments

20 August 2007, THE HAGUE – The members of the Labour party PvdA will be able to cast their votes for a new party chairman by post, telephone or online between 16 and 23 September.

20 August 2007

THE HAGUE – The members of the Labour party PvdA will be able to cast their votes for a new party chairman by post, telephone or online between 16 and 23 September.

The party executive is expected to announce the winner on 25 September, a PvdA spokesperson said on Monday.

The appointment will be confirmed by the PvdA conference on 6 October.

The candidates to succeed Michiel van Hulten, who resigned in April, will be announced on 31 August or 1 September, said the spokesperson. The PvdA is not making any announcements at the moment with regard to how many people have registered as candidates.

Former PvdA minister Jan Pronk himself publicised his candidacy on Friday. Dordrecht lawyer Bart Bouman has announced his candidacy publicly as well.

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Subject: Dutch news

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