Source: Cadena Ser
The decision has been taken after the announcement of the 6 of not presenting to the primaries for the elections of 2019
The regional leadership of Podemos has taken the decision to suspend from militancy Rita Maestre and the other five councilors of the City of Madrid after they announced on Monday that they have decided not to stand for the party primaries for the 2019 elections for lack according to the composition of the list.
Councilors of We can get rid of the process of primary of his party
This move to skip the primaries to secure positions in the candidacy of Manuela Carmena is motivated by the fact that the list of the municipal general secretary, Julio Rodríguez, relegated them to very low positions in the list.
This afternoon the regional executive has agreed to open a file to these councilors (Rita Maestre, Jose Manuel Calvo, Jorge Garcia Castaño, Marta Gomez, Esther Gomez and Francisco Perez) to the possibility that their behavior violates the ethical code and the statutes of Podemos and until its situation is resolved, it has approved as a precautionary measure the “suspension of its affiliation rights”.
As Cadena SER has learned, the decision will be communicated to them during the morning of Tuesday and the has been received by the media. In addition, at no time does the address clarify in which article of the statute have been based to suspend them, beyond stating that the aforementioned measures are adopted for not presenting to the primaries of Podemos.