The Congress


15 MARCH 2024

In 2018, separate ballot papers were used for each candidate and the unused ones were utilised as a "report" to the BFU representatives after the election, as a "proof of loyalty".

We insist on voting with a single ballot – this would neutralise the main instrument for intimidating voters.

The congress for electing a president and members of the Executive Committee of the BFU takes place once every four years, unless the law or regulation does not state otherwise. In this case, the congress will be held legally ahead of schedule. Here is what we believe the steps for holding the elections should be and what is the voting practice to date: