March 2017 general election

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March 2017 general election
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Overview
Voting29 March - 1 April 2017
Candidates
SecretaryAuven,
Llorens,
Losinia
Prime MinisterAtealia
Minister of
Archives
Halfblakistan
Minister of Imm.
and Customs
Obiristan
Minister of LawCelera,
New Lonopolian Empire,
Rathfarnham

The March 2017 general election was the fourth general election in The Leftist Assembly and voting was held from 29 March to 1 April 2017. The General Assembly, the unicameral legislature of The Leftist Assembly, consists of 9 members, 7 elected and 2 appointed by the Secretary of the Assembly. The election used the alternative voting system.

The ministers elected to the General Assembly were Losinia as Secretary of the Assembly, Atealia as Prime Minister, Halfblakistan as Minister of Archives, Obiristan as Minister of Immigration and Customs, New Lonopolian Empire as Chief Justice, Celera as First Justice, and Rathfarnham as Second Justice. The ministers appointed by the Secretary to the General Assembly were New Tuva SSR as Minister of Defence, and Libertasnia as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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 British Accia, Libertasnia, and United States of Unfreedom. Votes were counted and distributed using the alternative voting system. In this system, the candidate with the lowest number of primary votes is eliminated, their votes are redistributed according to the voters' preferences, and the process is repeated until there is a winner. In the Minister of Law election, the candidate that is eliminated second-last is awarded Second Justice, the runner-up is awarded First Justice, and the winner is awarded Chief Justice.

Debates/interviews[edit | edit source]

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

  • Prime Minister interview with Atealia, hosted by Cedoria:

Endorsements[edit | edit source]

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

Secretary[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Llorens Atealia
Losinia Cedoria

Prime Minister[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Atealia Llorens

Minister of Immigration and Customs[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Obiristan Losinia

Results[edit | edit source]

Secretary[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Round 1 Round 2
Losinia 10 15
Llorens 12 14
Auven 7 -

As a result, Losinia was elected as Secretary.

Prime Minister[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Atealia confidence vote
Yes
26
No
3

As a result, Atealia was elected as Prime Minister.

Minister of Archives[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Halfblakistan confidence vote
Yes
25
No
4

As a result, Halfblakistan was elected as Minister of Archives.

Minister of Immigration and Customs[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Obiristan confidence vote
Yes
21
No
8

As a result, Obiristan was elected as Minister of Immigration and Customs.

Minister of Law[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Round 1 Round 2
New Lonopolian Empire 10 17
Celera 10 12
Rathfarnham 9 -

As a result, New Lonopolian Empire, Celera, and Rathfarnham were elected as Chief, First, and Second Justice respectively.