September 2018 general election

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September 2018 general election
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Overview
Voting11-14 September 2018
Candidates
Secretary/
Prime Minister
Kavagrad/New Arkados
SenatorsArgentigrad,
Libertasnia,
Listel,
Llorens,
Midwestern Syndicates,
New Machnovia,
Nottinhaps

The September 2018 general election was the tenth general election in The Leftist Assembly and voting was held from 11 to 14 September 2018. The General Assembly, the unicameral legislature of The Leftist Assembly, consists of the Secretary, Prime Minister and five Senators.

The nations elected to the General Assembly were Kavagrad as Secretary, New Arkados as Prime Minister, and Llorens, Libertasnia, Nottinhaps, Argentigrad, and Listel 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, New Lonopolian Empire, and South Miruva.

For the Secretary/Prime Minister contest, all candidates, including Seek other ticket, are compared head-to-head and the data is compiled into a table. The ticket that has the most wins is declared elected. In the unlikely event that no one ticket has the most wins, a series of tiebreakers is held to elect a winner. If there is only one ticket, they face a confidence vote instead.

For the Senators contest, all candidates, including Seek other candidate, are compared head-to-head and the data is compiled into a table. All the candidates are then ranked primarily according to most wins, however, a series of tiebreakers may be held if necessary. From this ranking, the top number of candidates equal to the number of available Senator positions is elected.

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
Kavagrad/New Arkados Cedoria
Llorens

Senators[edit | edit source]

Candidate Endorsements
Libertasnia Cedoria
Kavagrad
Llorens Cedoria
Kavagrad
Nottinhaps Cedoria
Kavagrad

Results[edit | edit source]

Secretary/Prime Minister[edit | edit source]

The following are the results of this contest:

Kavagrad/New Arkados confidence vote
Yes
29
No
0

As a result, Kavagrad and New Arkados were elected as Secretary and Prime Minister respectively.

Senators[edit | edit source]

The following are the head-to-head results compiled in a table:

Argentigrad Libertasnia Listel Llorens Midwestern Syndicates New Machnovia Nottinhaps Seek other
Argentigrad - 14-15 17-12 5-24 17-12 19-10 11-18 22-7
Libertasnia 15-14 - 21-8 6-23 19-10 25-4 16-13 25-4
Listel 12-17 8-21 - 3-26 15-14 19-10 9-20 19-10
Llorens 24-5 23-6 26-3 - 25-4 25-4 23-6 25-4
Midwestern Syndicates 12-17 10-19 14-15 4-25 - 21-8 10-19 23-6
New Machnovia 10-19 4-25 10-19 4-25 8-21 - 9-20 20-9
Nottinhaps 18-11 13-16 20-9 6-23 19-10 20-9 - 24-5
Seek other 7-22 4-25 10-19 4-25 6-23 9-20 5-24 -

The following is the ranking of the candidates:

  1. Llorens
  2. Libertasnia
  3. Nottinhaps
  4. Argentigrad
  5. Listel
  6. Midwestern Syndicates
  7. New Machnovia
  8. Seek other candidate

As a result, Llorens, Libertasnia, Nottinhaps, Argentigrad, and Listel were elected as Senators.