Max Mosley gets vote of confidence 

Written by David on June 03rd, 2008 at 1:03 pmLast Update: June 03rd, 2008 at 1:11 pm

Max MosleyFollowing the Extraordinary General Assembly meeting in Paris, composed of the representatives of FIA Member Clubs, Associations and Federations, FIA President Max Mosley has won a vote of confidence and will stay on as president of the FIA. The FIA issued a press release where it was confirmed that the embattled Briton had won by 103 votes to 55 votes with seven abstentions and four invalid votes during the secret ballot.

The FIA statement reads as follows:

During the Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) held in Paris today, the FIA Member Clubs voted on a motion of confidence in the FIA President.

The FIA membership voted as follows:

For the motion: 103
Against the motion: 55
Abstentions: 7
Invalid votes 4

Voting in the EGA was made by secret ballot. Votes were counted in private by the FIA legal department in the presence of four scrutineers, selected by the EGA from a list of Delegates proposed by the Chairman of the meeting (the President of the FIA Senate).

The entire voting procedure was supervised by an external Huissier de Justice (French state-appointed public witness).

Paris, 3 June, 2008

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