At the conference in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
The third consultative conference held by the Hanoi committee of the Vietnam
Fatherland Front on April 17 adopted a list of 160 eligible candidates for the
election of deputies to the municipal People’s Committee in the 16th tenure from 2021-2026.
The list was approved by
all 55 delegates present at the conference.
The Hanoi VFF Committee reported
that the second consultative conference passed an initial list of 188
candidates, but 24 candidates later withdrew and two others received less than
50 percent of confidence votes at meetings of voters in their neighbourhood.
Among the remaining 162
candidates, 63 are women, four are of minority ethnic groups, 23 are not
members of the Party, and 35 are under 40 years old.
When the list was
submitted to the third consultative conference, it was agreed that the two
candidates with the least votes would be removed, hence the official list of
Meanwhile, the third
consultative conference held by the Ho Chi Minh City VFF Committee the same day
adopted a list of 38 candidates for the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and another list of 159 candidates for the election of
deputies to the municipal People’s Council in the 2021-2026 term./.