December 2017 general election

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December 2017 general election
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Overview
Voting11-14 December 2017
Candidates
Secretary/
Prime Minister
South Miruva/Atealia,
VegemiteIsGross/
Libertasnia
SenatorsAuven,
Cedoria,
Hecknamistan,
Kavagrad,
Perelingo,
Persian Socialist Federation

The December 2017 general election was the seventh general election in The Leftist Assembly and voting was held from 11 to 14 December 2017. The General Assembly, the unicameral legislature of The Leftist Assembly, consists of seven elected members, which are the Secretary, Prime Minister and five Senators.

The nations elected to the General Assembly were South Miruva as Secretary, Atealia as Prime Minister, and Auven, Cedoria, Hecknamistan, Kavagrad, and The Persian Socialist Federation as Senators.

Methodology[edit | edit source]

Voting[edit | edit source]

To be eligible to vote, a nation must be part of the World Assembly and reside in The Leftist Assembly. The voter numbers each of the candidates in order of their preference on a Google Forms document.

Counting[edit | edit source]

The election moderators were Cedoria, Llorens, and Rathfarnham. For the Secretary-Prime Minister election, the alternative voting system is used to decide the winner. For the Senators election, the single transferable voting system and the Hare quota are used to decide five winners. If the 'Seek other' option is elected, all candidates that would've otherwise been elected following it would be eliminated and the positions left vacant for a by-election following the general election.

Debates/interviews[edit | edit source]

Aside from regular debating on regional platforms, the following special audio debates/interviews were held during this election:

  • Secretary interview with South Miruva, hosted by Llorens:
  • Secretary/Prime Minister debate with Atealia and VegemiteIsGross, hosted by Llorens:
  • Senators debate with Cedoria, Hecknamistan, and The Persian Socialist Federation, hosted by Llorens:

Endorsements[edit | edit source]

Only endorsements by nations who have previously served in an executive leadership position are recorded.

Secretary/Prime Minister[edit | edit source]

Ticket Endorsements
South Miruva/Atealia Auven
Cedoria
Llorens

Senators[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Auven Losinia
Cedoria Llorens
Hecknamistan Cedoria

Results[edit | edit source]

Secretary/Prime Minister[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Secretary/Prime Minister vote
South Miruva/Atealia
14
VegemiteIsGross/Libertasnia
11
Seek other
1

As a result, South Miruva and Atealia were elected as Secretary and Prime Minister respectively.

Senators[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest, with a quota of 5 votes:

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Cedoria 12 5* 5
Hecknamistan 6 5* 5
Auven 3 8 5*
The Persian Socialist Fed. 2 4 5
Kavagrad 2 3 5
Perelingo 1 1 1
Seek other 0 0 0

* Votes redistributed

As a result, Auven, Cedoria, Hecknamistan, Kavagrad, and The Persian Socialist Federation were elected as Senators.