The General Secretary is appointed by means of direct election in open citizens’ primaries. He or she fulfils the role of political and institutional representative of Podemos and ensures coordination between different areas of the Citizens’ Council over which he or she presides.
The Citizens’ Council is an executive organ elected by means of open citizens’ primaries. It carries out the decisions made by the Citizens’ Assembly and is constantly accountable to that assembly and to those circles which have mechanisms of direct participation.
This is the body which is in charge of safeguarding the rights of those registered with Podemos as well as its fundamental principles and organizational rules. It is made up of members elected directly and independently in open citizens’ primaries.