Minister of National Defense, Phan Van Giang, garnered the highest number of "high confidence" votes with a total of 448, while chairman of the National Assembly, Vuong Dinh Hue, closely followed with 437 such votes.
Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son has received the highest number of "low confidence" votes, accumulating a total of 72 votes.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received a total of 480 votes, with 373 votes expressing "high confidence," 90 votes indicating "confidence," and 17 votes reflecting "low confidence."
Here are the revamped details of the confidence vote outcomes for the 2023 National Assembly: The 2023 National Assembly recently concluded its confidence vote, yielding notable results. This crucial voting process aimed to ascertain the level of support each member received from their fellow representatives. Following a comprehensive tally, the results unveiled the varying degrees of confidence bestowed upon the assembly members. These outcomes shed light on the prevailing sentiments within the legislative body. The confidence vote revealed a diverse range of verdicts for the participating members. Some garnered overwhelming support, with resounding affirmations of trust from their colleagues. This outcome served as a testament to their commendable track record and effective contributions to the assembly. Conversely, other members faced a more challenging response, with a noticeable lack of confidence expressed by their peers. This revelation highlights the need for introspection and possible amendments to address concerns raised by fellow representatives. Overall, the 2023 National Assembly's confidence vote offered valuable insights into the dynamics of the legislative body. It showcased the varying levels of support and trust placed in its members, paving the way for constructive discussions and potential reforms moving forward.
During the ongoing sixth session, the NA has approved a comprehensive list of 44 individuals who will undergo votes of confidence. This includes prominent figures such as the president, vice president, chairperson and vice chairpersons of the NA, members of the NA Standing Committee, the NA Secretary General, chairperson of the NA’s Council for Ethnic Affairs, chairpersons of the NA committees, prime minister, deputy prime ministers, ministers, and other government members. Additionally, the chief justice of the Supreme People’s Court, prosecutor general of the Supreme People’s Procuracy, and auditor general of the State Audit Office are also among those included in this important process.
However, individuals exempt from the votes of confidence include President Vo Van Thuong, Deputy Prime Ministers Tran Hong Ha and Tran Luu Quang, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Dang Quoc Khanh, and chairman of the Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs Le Quang Manh. This exemption also applies to those who are awaiting retirement and those who were elected in the same year as the votes of confidence are cast.
In the event that an individual receives more than half up to two-thirds of their votes as "low confidence", it might necessitate their resignation. However, if someone were to receive at least two-thirds of their votes as "low confidence", they would be recommended for dismissal.
The NA expressed votes of confidence on three occasions, namely in June 2013, November 2014, and October 2018, utilizing confidential ballots. None of these instances saw any individual receive more than half of their votes as "low confidence."