Congress elections proceeding smoothly

( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-04-08 07:38:56

The nomination of candidates who will be considered to stand in the election of delegates to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China is proceeding in a "smooth and orderly way", the organization department of the CPC Central Committee announced on Thursday. The 19th CPC National Congress will be held in Beijing in the second half of 2017. A total of 2,300 delegates will be elected by 40 electoral units from across the country.

Candidates must exhibit the beliefs, political integrity and moral qualities expected in upstanding Party members, according to the department.

The election, which will be completed by June, follows five procedures - the nomination of candidates by Party members; nominee review; public notification of the candidates for feedback; candidate short list; and the final vote.

Congress elections proceeding smoothly

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