Each formal Party member has the right to vote and to stand for election, and can be nominated as a CPC Congress delegate candidate. After adequate deliberations, any candidate should be endorsed by the majority agreement of Party organization and electors. Neither the organization nor any individual shall assign a candidate for any reason.
A candidate to be selected to attend the Party Congress should be an exemplary Party member. He or she should have a sophisticated style of thinking, good work and study habits, strong leadership skills, and a demonstrated life long commitment to the virtues of fairness, honesty, and justness, displaying high moral and ethical character. He or she must maintain close contact with the masses and secure the support of the people. He or she must be capable of handling businesses, able to accurately convey the opinions and demands of other Party members and the masses, and correctly exercise the democratic rights of Party members.