Three hours later, the Basque advisor of Interior, Rodolfo Ares, hardly remember that they will be the corresponding organs of the PSOE and nonZapatero those that will decide finally if a congress is celebrated, option that endorses the Basque Socialists in an official notice like " more conveniente". 26 of May. In the morning, Chacn again rejects to keep awake if she will be candidate in primary ones and it asks to wait for the Federal Committee, where it asks that " struggles; with serenidad". Hardly two hours later, in a surprise press conference in it soothes of the PSOE, it announces that it resigns to appear like candidate when considering that was in risk the unit of the party, the authority of Zapatero even the stability of the Government. All the socialist leaders praise their generosity. 27 of May. Jose Luis express Rodriguez Zapatero before the regional secretaries of the party its desire of which their successor is Rubalcaba and receives the unanimous support of all the barons.
28 of May. Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba confirms its candidacy to the primary ones and receives the endorsement of all the Federal Committee of the party, that abre the process of internal elections officially. 30 of May. In his first press conference like candidate, Rubalcaba affirms that it appears because it has a program of government for next the four years, because he is safe of being able to win in 2012 and because it has received " thousands of dedazos" of its companions asking do who it. Chacn eludes to clarify if it were pressed so that it did not appear: " Past water does not move molinos".
1 of June. Rubalcaba initiates in Seville periplo by the bunds of the PSOE to meet with the socialist militants. 13 of June. The secretary of Organization of the PSOE, Marcelino Churches, affirms that Rubalcaba is " candidate de facto " of the PSOE because none of the nine socialist militants who aspired to compete with him in the primary ones it has been able to reunite 22,000 necessary endorsement. 18 of June. The commission of electoral guarantees of the PSOE completely proclaims to Rubalcaba candidate to the generals after rejecting the allegations presented/displayed by several aspirings. The first announcement of Rubalcaba goes directed to the teaching staff: it raises that it is selected and recruited by means of a system demanding and similar to the MIR of the doctors. 20 of June. The secretary of the Political International of the PSOE, Valencian Elena, is chosen coordinating of the socialist campaign for the general elections and ex- minister Jesus Boiler, coordinator of the program. Source of the news: The PSOE hardly resolves the succession of Zapatero by Rubalcaba in three months