A tough maktstrid preceded Saturday's kretsårsmöte of Göteborgsmoderaterna, where, among other things, the Moderate youth league (Muf) accused the committee of having done a bad job, and in order to favour Peter Hermansson.
After the vote, it was clear that the nomination committee's proposal got defeated and that the party is divided in ledarfrågan. David Josefsson won the with the numbers 82 to 68, where several of the delegates abstained.
Now the 36-year-old parliamentarian one partigruppen.
"I really hope it and the other can put the team before self," says Josefsson.
Sara Ullmark out and criticized the election committee and especially its chairman, Johnny Magnusson, for having done a bad job, among other things, for that you not interviewed the two candidates for the election. Two of the seven members of the nominating committee, Mufs and Moderatkvinnornas representatives, reserved for Peter Hermansson would be proposed.
the committee's chairman, Johnny Magnusson, one of the heaviest moderatnamnen in the west of Sweden, shrugging off a week the criticism as ”nonsense” in an interview with Göteborgs-Posten.
David Josefsson was critical, and now thinks that he got water on their mill.
" Somewhere, it shows well that the committee has not done its job. I believe that if you really had listened to what the delegates think so had you not been in this situation, " says Josefsson, who think that all involved realize that the battle is something that the Moderates in Gothenburg, who made a lousy choice in the fall, the need to put behind them.
– whether you are on a winning or losing team must now take responsibility, " says Josefsson, who argues that the partigruppen have to take time to see how to position themselves.
" We have to sit down and think about what questions it is that voters want answers to. We haven't done it, I think, is a major reason that it did not go so well in the election. Just as nationally, we also need to consider the position that the Conservatives should have a new political landscape, " says Josefsson, and mentions the party's internal culture as a third important point that he wants to work with.
Josefsson succeeds Axel Josefson, who took over as board chairman.
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