alternate member of the CPC Central Committee
The 19th Central Committee has 204 members with full voting rights and 172 alternate members.
19th Party Congress: Five top leaders retiring from apex of Chinese leadership. (2017, October 24). The Straits Times. Retrieved from http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/19th-party-congress-china-to-unveil-new-central-committee-members-as-congress-closes
Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng, 58, the oldest son of former premier Li Peng, became a full member of the Central Committee. He was the lowest vote-getter among alternate members of the Central Committee five years ago.
Factbox: Who’s in? Who’s out? China’s Communist Party Central Committee. (2017, October 24). Reuters. Retrieved from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-congress-people/factbox-whos-in-whos-out-chinas-communist-party-central-committee-idUSKBN1CT125