The Democratic Party leadership chose three other candidates for challenging Lulzim Basha after losing the April 25th elections: Fatbardh Kadilli, Edit Harxhi, Agron Shehaj.
Although she was one of the four candidates, Harxhi was against the decision to leave out several other members who wanted to run.
“Excluding some of the candidates is a serious act for a right-wing party in which the current leader has promised several times a primary system. But he wasn’t loyal even this time, just like before. Mr.Elezi has demanded for years a deep reformation of the party, after it has been withheld by one single person. We will continue with the reforms, despite the obstacles from the current leader”, Harxhi declared.