This all took place after the Presidential elections though. The multitude of VPs are just equivalents of non-Exec directors, are they not? Even Karpov was offered one.Jonathan Rogers wrote: Oh surely there is more substance to it than that - any side which has more people on the ticket than the other must be at an advantage.
(edit) Here's the contemporary report in TWIC - six candidates per slateAfter the results of the election were announced, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov invited Anatoly Karpov to join his administration of FIDE as Vice-President.
http://www.chess.co.uk/twic/chessnews/p ... candidates
But we can recall the European vote
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I.Continental President for Europe: 1. Mr. Silvio Danailov Bulgaria 2. Dr. Robert von Weinzacker Germany 3. Mr. Ali-Nihat Yazici Turkey