The evening of February 11 the 10-th channel ITV reported that Yair Lapid, despite this promise, the party has cancelled the primaries in «Yesh Atid». The report stated that this decision was not discussed with party members.
The website Nana10 recalls that in 2012, creating a new political movement, Yair Lapid «booked» himself for the post of head of «Yesh Atid» on elections to the Knesset 19-th and 20-th convocation. He promised that after that, the «Yesh Atid» in the same way as all the other parties, will be held primaries and elections.
However, as it became known 10-th channel, prior to the elections to the Knesset of 21st convocation of the party «Yesh Atid» will not take place elections of the head of the movement will not and primaries, and the electoral list will be Yair Lapid.