LThe elections for Athletic’s Presidency and Board of Directors will be held on Friday, June 24, after the agreement unanimously adopted by the current Board of Directors of the club. The president Elizegi and its directors will resign from their duties on May 15, which will be the day before the official announcement of the elections. The management of the club will then be in the hands of a Management Commission arisen from the resigned Board of Directors, which will be the one that presides over the Assembly of Renewal of Statutes of the Club and will carry out the electoral process.
Ricardo Barkala and Iaki Arechabaletawho are already presenting their programs at meetings organized for this purpose in different locations in Bizkaia, are the two pre-candidates who have decided to go ahead. There is a third group that he has not yet ruled on the matter, but his decision will be imminent.
The elections will be held for the first time in San Mams and the club will announce in the next few days what the procedure will be for organizing the voting tables at the stadium. The rojiblanco coliseum will replace Ibaigane as the center of operations on election day. Elizegi ensure a quick transfer of powers since the 22-23 academic year will begin on July 1 and before that date decisions will have to be made regarding different contracts for Lezama workers, which end on June 30.
The electoral calendar
- His departure date will take place on May 16the day on which the electoral announcement will be published in at least two newspapers in the Historical Territory of Bizkaia and on the Club’s notice board, this being the initial day of the 40-calendar-day period established in article 73 of the Statutes of the Club.
- The application submission deadline a Presidency and Board of Directors will open the eleventh natural day, May 26 Y Finalize at 24 hours of the twentieth calendar day from the publication of the call, this being the June 4.
- The Announcement of Candidacies by the Electoral Board will take place the June 9twenty-fifth calendar day, at 6:00 p.m. and will be published on the Club’s notice board for seven days, thus ending said period of exposure at 6:00 p.m. on June 16.
- The date of voting will be held on Friday, June 24fortieth calendar day from the publication of the call.