September 2017 general election

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September 2017 general election
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Overview
Voting27-30 September 2017
Candidates
SecretaryLlorens
Prime MinisterFranckley,
Polish-British Union,
The Parkgarian Empire
Minister of
Archives
Libertasnia
JusticesAtealia,
Auven,
Cedoria,
Rathfarnham,
VegemiteIsGross

The September 2017 general election was the sixth general election in The Leftist Assembly and voting was held from 27 to 30 September 2017. The General Assembly, the unicameral legislature of The Leftist Assembly, consists of 8 members, 6 elected and 2 appointed by the Secretary of the Assembly. The election used the single transferable voting system.

The ministers elected to the General Assembly were Llorens as Secretary, Franckley as Prime Minister, Libertasnia as Minister of Archives, and Atealia, Cedoria, and Rathfarnham as Justices. The ministers appointed by the Secretary to the General Assembly were The Final Horseman as Minister of Defence and South Miruva 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 Cedoria, Obiristan, and South Miruva. 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 Justices election, this process is repeated only till the final three candidates are determined, whereby they are each elected.

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 Cedoria

Prime Minister[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Franckley Llorens

Minister of Archives[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Libertasnia Cedoria
Llorens

Justices[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Rathfarnham Cedoria

Results[edit | edit source]

Secretary[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Llorens confidence vote
Yes
16
No
1

As a result, Llorens was elected as Secretary.

Prime Minister[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Prime Minister vote
Franckley
13
The Parkgarian Empire
3
Polish-British Union
1

As a result, Franckley was elected as Prime Minister.

Minister of Archives[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Libertasnia confidence vote
Yes
16
No
1

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

Justices[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest, with a quota of 6 votes:

Round 1 Round 2
Cedoria 9 6*
Atealia 3 4**
Rathfarnham 2 4**
VegemiteIsGross 2 2
Auven 1 1

* Votes redistributed
** The combined total of the other candidates was insufficient to stop either from being elected despite not reaching the quota.

As a result, Atealia, Cedoria, and Rathfarnham were elected as Justices.