20th General Assembly

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20th General Assembly
19th 20th 21st
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Leadership
SpeakerPodria
Deputy SpeakerVandensia (until 19 Jan.)
HMTOTWP (after 26 Jan.)
Dates
Start14 December 2020
End14 March 2021

The 20th General Assembly was elected at the December 2020 general election. It consisted of seven independent members, each serving a three-month term from December 2020 to March 2021. The final members of the 20th General Assembly were Asturies-Llion, Grod Island, Help Me Take Over The World Please, Kongoland, Podria, Soviet Catgirls, and Talao.

Members[edit | edit source]

Speaker
(int. elected)
Podria
14 Dec 2020-15 Mar 2021
Deputy Speaker
(appointed)
Vandensia
14 Dec 2020-19 Jan 2021
Help Me Take Over The World Please
26 Jan-15 Mar 2021
Asturies-Llion
14 Dec 2020-14 Mar 2021
Greylyn
14 Dec 2020-20 Jan 2021
Talao
26 Jan-14 Mar 2021
Grod Island
14 Dec 2020-14 Mar 2021
Members (7)
(ext. elected)
Help Me Take Over The World Please
14 Dec 2020-14 Mar 2021
Kongoland
14 Dec 2020-14 Mar 2021
Podria
14 Dec 2020-14 Mar 2021
Vandensia
14 Dec 2020-19 Jan 2021
Soviet Catgirls
23 Jan-14 Mar 2021
Days into term
0
15
30
45
60
75
90

By-elections[edit | edit source]

Vandensia and Greylyn vacancies[edit | edit source]

As a result of Vandensia's departure from the region on 19 January and Greylyn's resignation due to a lack of time on 20 January, a joint by-election was held for the two vacancies. The counting system used was plurality at-large as per general election standards for multiple-seat elections. Voting was held from 21 to 23 January, and the following were the results:

MGA by-election vote
Soviet Catgirls
20
Farbelia
17
Talao
17
Polotsk and Vitebsk
2
Source: The Leftist Assembly

As a result, Soviet Catgirls was elected to the General Assembly and a runoff election was held between Farbelia and Talao.

Farbelia/Talao runoff[edit | edit source]

As a result of Farbelia and Talao tying in the previous MGA by-election, a runoff election was held via the regional poll-function to determine who would fill the second vacancy. Voting was held from 25 to 26 January, and the following were the results:

MGA by-election vote (runoff)*
Talao
20
Farbelia
9
Source: The Leftist Assembly
* Includes Military Voting and Dual citizen ballots cast on the RMB.

As a result, Talao was elected to the General Assembly.

Bills and amendments[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 20th General Assembly:

Key:      Passed by General Assembly,      Not passed by General Assembly,      Passed by referendum,      Not passed by referendum

Name Date of final vote Result Author
(Signatory, if distinct)
Description
Legislative Process Amendment
(Abstention Quorum)
16 Dec 2020 7-0 (0) Vandensia
  • Clarify the role of abstentions in General Assembly votes
  • Establish a quorum for valid General Assembly votes to occur
Election Amendment
(Assembly Appointment)
17 Dec 2020 7-0 (0) Vandensia
  • Make Speaker appoint GA when 2+ vacancies follow the election
  • Ensure greater efficiency in filling the General Assembly
Constitution Amendment
(Executive Limitation)
22 Dec 2020 37-15 (11) Vandensia
  • Prohibit the Secretary from serving dually as an MGA
  • Cap the number of Cabinet roles a Secretary can hold at two
Regional Officers Bill 24 Dec 2020 7-0 (0) Greylyn & Llorens
(Greylyn)
  • Codify gameside authorities given to government officials
  • Provide some flexibility to the Secretary on ministerial powers
Minister Responsibilities Amendment
(Embassy Updates)
30 Dec 2020 7-0 (0) Grod Island
  • Improve communication frequency with embassy regions
  • Require the Minister to inform them of major regional ongoings
Constitution Amendment
(Founder Removal)
11 Jan 2021 9-32 (12) Podria
  • Create a citizen recall process for the removal of a founder
  • Provide for a two-day poll requiring a majority to remove them
Criminal Offence Amendment
(Document Destruction)
29 Jan 2021 7-0 (0) Podria
  • Criminalise the destruction of government documents/information
  • Ensure rogue executive officials can be prosecuted for misdeeds
Backup Region Bill 16 Feb 2021 6-0 (1) Podria
  • Creates a backup region in the case of an emergency
  • Provides a process to manage and move to the backup if needed
Dual Citizenship Amendment
(Violation Process)
21 Feb 2021 7-0 (0) Antinios
(Talao)
  • Specifies the process of removing Dual citizenship
  • Ensures multiple citizenship statuses cannot be held jointly
Military Voting Citizen Amendment
(Violation Process)
24 Feb 2021 7-0 (0) Antinios
(Talao)
  • Specifies the process of removing Military Voting citizenship
  • Ensures multiple citizenship statuses cannot be held jointly

Opinion polling[edit | edit source]

Speaker[edit | edit source]

Poll source Date(s) administered Sample size Margin of error Results
Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Neutral Somewhat unsatisfied Very unsatisfied Unsure Net
Unity Statistics 24 Feb–26 Feb 2021 28 ±17.4% 36% 18% 7% 0% 4% 36% +50%

General Assembly[edit | edit source]

Poll source Date(s) administered Sample size Margin of error Results
Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Neutral Somewhat unsatisfied Very unsatisfied Unsure Net
Unity Statistics 24 Feb–26 Feb 2021 28 ±17.4% 36% 11% 25% 7% 0% 21% +39%