Labor to carry management major in November – Israel Information

Avi Gabbay speaking at the Labor headquartes in Tel Aviv alongside MKs Omer Bar-Lev and Stav Shaffir

Avi Gabbay talking on the Labor headquartes in Tel Aviv alongside MKs Omer Bar-Lev and Stav Shaffir.
(photograph credit score: ELAD GUTMAN)


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Labor will vote for a brand new chief in November, the occasion’s govt committee introduced on Monday.


The management major comes after the occasion dropped from 24 to a file low of six seats in final month’s Knesset election, below Avi Gabbay’s stewardship.


The November date is lengthy earlier than that required by Labor’s structure, which is June 2020.


Doable management candidates embody MKs Itzik Shmuly and Stav Shaffir, who gained the highest slots on the occasion’s listing for the following Knesset. MK Amir Peretz, a former occasion chairman, supplied to be a caretaker chief till nearer to the following Knesset election, however might run in November’s major after his proposal was rejected.


MK Shelly Yacimovich, one other former Labor chief, introduced that she wouldn’t run. Following reviews that he was operating for occasion chief, new MK Tal Russo – who was appointed to the occasion’s listing and has by no means run in any primaries – stated he has but to decide.


Gabbay intends to retain his seat within the Knesset.


In a Labor Government Committee assembly final month, Gabbay admitted that falling to 6 MKs from the 24 it gained in 2015, as a part of the Zionist Union, left the occasion NIS four million in debt. However occasion officers stated the debt was comparatively small in comparison with the NIS 80m. debt the occasion had 10 years in the past.


Gil Hoffman contributed to this report.

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