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The Leftist Assembly election, December 2016
The Leftist Assembly.png
Secretary
Candidate 1 Cedoria
Candidate 2 Saralove
Prime Minister
Candidate 1 Llorens
Candidate 2 New Tuva SSR
Minister of Archives
Candidate 1 Fidels Beard
Minister of Immigration and Customs
Candidate 1 Franckley
Candidate 2 USSRs
Minister of Law
Candidate 1 Auven
Candidate 2 Losinia
Candidate 3 New Lonopolian Empire

The Leftist Assembly election, December 2016 was the third election in The Leftist Assembly and voting was held from 25 to 28 December 2016. 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. As a result of only one candidate running for Minister of Archives, Fidels Beard was faced with a confidence vote instead.

The ministers elected to the General Assembly were Cedoria as Secretary of the Assembly, Llorens as Prime Minister, Fidels Beard as Minister of Archives, Franckley as Minister of Immigration and Customs, Auven as Chief Justice, New Lonopolian Empire as First Justice, and Losinia as Second Justice. The ministers appointed by the Secretary to the General Assembly were Slavansko as Minister of Defence, and Libertasnia as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Methodology

Voting

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

The election moderators were Llorens, Cedoria, and Atealia. 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.

Endorsements

Candidate endorsements are only recorded for nations who are a former Secretary, Prime Minister or nation of historical significance to the region. The following are the endorsements issued throughout the election:

Candidate Endorser Position
Cedoria Losinia Secretary
Llorens Cedoria Prime Minister
New Tuva SSR Auven Prime Minister
Losinia Cedoria Minister of Law

Results

Secretary

Cedoria was elected as Secretary. The candidates for this position were Cedoria and Saralove. The debate for this position was held on 22 December, and featured topics including the role of the military and conscription. The results of the vote were as follows:

Cedoria
  
80.0%
Saralove
  
20.0%

Prime Minister

Llorens was elected as Prime Minister. The candidates for this position were Llorens and New Tuva SSR. An interview was held with Llorens on 21 December, and featured topics including banjection reform and qualification for the position. The results of the vote were as follows:

Llorens
  
70.0%
New Tuva SSR
  
30.0%

Minister of Archives

Fidels Beard was elected as Minister of Archives. The results of the confidence vote were as follows:

Yes
  
93.3%
No
  
6.7%

Minister of Immigration and Customs

Franckley was elected as Minister of Immigration and Customs. The candidates for this position were Franckley and USSRs. An interview was held with Franckley on 21 December, and featured topics including banjection reform and fixing the region's outdated welcome telegram. The results of the vote were as follows:

Franckley
  
70.0%
USSRs
  
30.0%

Minister of Law

Auven was elected as Chief Justice, New Lonopolian Empire as First Justice, and Losinia as Second Justice. This position is tier-based, with the candidate finishing first being elected as Chief Justice, second place as First Justice, and third place as Second Justice. The candidates for this position were Auven, Losinia, and New Lonopolian Empire. The debate for this position was held with Losinia and New Lonopolian Empire on 23 December, featuring topics including banjection reform and the proposed Minister of Entertainment. The results of the vote were as follows:

Candidates Votes
Round 1 Round 2
Auven 14 18
New Lonopolian Empire 9 12
Losinia 7