ANALYSIS – While Marine Le Pen, Anne Hidalgo, Arnaud Montebourg or the Greens are campaigning, the right is groping to stop the best way to choose its candidate.
“It’s time to end it!”, fulminate several LR officials while the discussions on the procedure for the nomination of the presidential candidate do not end. Strategic committee, political office, vote of the militants… We will have to wait for the date of September 25 to see more clearly. Will the 82,000 LR militants prefer an open tie-breaker procedure beyond the gates of the party? Or will they say they are in favor of a second formula which would only be reserved for them? On condition that they accept that parties “friends” of the Republicans can also participate. “A sort of congress, but with a dose of openness”, smiles an LR manager. A request supported by the pécressistes but rejected by the support of Xavier Bertrand.
“We have to find a formula that is accepted by the militants, the LR candidates and the two who are no longer accepted”, details an LR tenor. “With the first option of a primary, we occupy the media space, but we already know
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