18th General Assembly

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18th General Assembly
17th 18th 19th
Start14 June 2020
End14 September 2020

The 18th General Assembly was elected at the June 2020 general election. This consisted of seven independent members, and each served a three-month term from June to September 2020. The final members of the 18th General Assembly were Antinios, Argentigrad, Dyl, Kavagrad, New Samon, Nottinhaps, and Sincadenas, with Kavagrad serving dually as Speaker.

Members[edit | edit source]

The General Assembly was elected on 14 June 2020. The following timeline commences on 18 June 2020, which is when the first Speaker was elected.

Date 18 June
Speaker Kavagrad
Member 1 Antinios
Member 2 Argentigrad
Member 3 Dyl
Member 4 Kavagrad
Member 5 New Samon
Member 6 Nottinhaps
Member 7 Sincadenas

By-elections[edit | edit source]

General election vacancy[edit | edit source]

As there was one vacancy in the General Assembly following the June 2020 general election, a by-election was held, with Kavagrad chosen to fill the seat. The results were as follows:

MGA by-election vote
Seek other
Source: The Leftist Assembly

Kavagrad was elected in the first round. Their election furthered their record to six consecutive terms in the General Assembly.

Opinion polling[edit | edit source]

Collective performance[edit | edit source]

Poll source Date(s) administered Sample size Margin of error Results
Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Unsure/neutral Somewhat unsatisfied Very unsatisfied Net
YouLeft 2 Jul–5 Jul 2020 30 ±16.9% 50% 23% 27% 0% 0% +73%
YouLeft 21 Jul–24 Jul 2020 30 ±16.9% 60% 37% 3% 0% 0% +97%

Proposals[edit | edit source]

An amendment to the Constitution requires a two-thirds majority in a referendum to be passed. Bills and amendments to Acts require a majority in the General Assembly to be passed. The following are the proposals that were put to vote during the term of the 18th General Assembly:

Name Result Author
Election Amendment
(Further Limitation)
7-0 (0) Kavagrad
  • Reduce the Secretary term limit to two terms
  • Ensure the law conforms with historical precedent
Election Amendment
(Participatory Reform)
7-0 (0) Kavagrad
  • Abolish MGA term limits if electoral participation is low
  • Ensure electoral restrictions reflect interest in government
Criminal Offence Amendment
(Anti-Discrimination Expansion)
7-0 (0) Antinios
  • Prohibit discrimination on basis of all oppressive attitudes
  • Expand existing offences to incorporate all discrimination
Election Amendment
(Cube-Root Appointment)
7-0 (0) Antinios
  • Allow the size of the emergency committee to float
  • Ensure consistency with previous 'cube root' legislation
Endorsement Cap Amendment
(Adjusted Caps)
7-0 (0) Llorens
(New Samon)
  • Increase the endocap to 80% if endorsing the Secretary
  • Provide a four week grace period to outgoing Secretaries
Vacant Position Amendment
(By-Election Simplification)
6-0 (1) Antinios
  • Align by-election nominations with general elections
  • Mandate that by-election nominations occur on the RMB
Legislative Process Amendment
(Neutral Signatories)
7-0 (0) Kavagrad
  • Clarify that signatories do not need to support the legislation
  • Ensure all reasonable bills may be considered by the legislature
Vacant Position Amendment
(By-Election Integrity)
7-0 (0) Antinios
  • Expand the election committee for by-elections to three people
  • Bring by-elections into line with general election law
Legislative Process Amendment
(Voting Duration)
7-0 (0) Argentigrad
  • Shorten the General Assembly voting period from three to two days
  • Set a one-day vote duration on minor amendment statuses
Constitution Amendment
(Voting Time)
41-0 (1) Antinios
  • Clarify that referendums should last for three days
  • Establish that minor Constitutional amendments shall last two days
Vacant Position Amendment
(Temporary Governance)
7-0 (0) Kavagrad
  • Make the Speaker the interim Secretary when immediately vacated
  • Ensure the Speaker takes over if within three weeks of an election
Legislature Conduct Amendment
(Reasoning Clarification)
7-0 (0) Kavagrad
  • Specify that vote clarifications are only needed for laws
  • No longer require reasons for non-law General Assembly votes
Minister Responsibilities Amendment
(Forum Removal)
6-0 (1) Kavagrad
  • Remove the population fall forum requirement
  • More realistically reflect population trend patterns
Constitution Amendment
(Removal Standardisation)
33-0 (5) Antinios
  • Increase the MGA removal vote duration to three days
  • Standardise government removal vote durations
State of Emergency Amendment
(Timely Limitations)
7-0 (0) Dyl
  • Limits a state of emergency to two weeks in length
  • Permits the Supreme Court to grant extensions
Embassy Amendment
(Invader Clarification)
0-7 (0) New Samon
  • Prohibit embassies with regions tagged as Invader
  • Continue to allow exceptions according to the second clause
Criminal Offence Amendment
(Withholdment Expansion)
6-0 (1) Antinios
  • Expand the offence of withholding knowledge of a crime
  • Allow for the inclusion of non-serious crimes also
General Assembly
  Not passed
  Not passed