The Leftist Assembly election, December 2016

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The Leftist Assembly election, December 2016
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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 in the last week of 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 ? as Secretary of the Assembly, ? as Prime Minister, ? as Minister of Archives, ? as Minister of Immigration and Customs, ? as Chief Justice, ? as First Justice, and ? as Second Justice. The ministers appointed by the Secretary to the General Assembly were ? as Minister of Defence, and ? 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.

Results

Secretary

? 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 ? and ?. Cedoria received the formal endorsement of Llorens, Losinia, and Fidels Beard. The results of the vote were as follows:

Cedoria
  
50%
Saralove
  
50%

Prime Minister

? 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 ? and ?. Llorens received the formal endorsement of Fidels Beard and Cedoria, and New Tuva SSR received the formal endorsement of Auven. The results of the vote were as follows:

Llorens
  
50%
New Tuva SSR
  
50%

Minister of Archives

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

Yes
  
50%
No
  
50%

Minister of Immigration and Customs

? 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 ? and ?. Franckley received the formal endorsement of Llorens. The results of the vote were as follows:

Franckley
  
50%
USSRs
  
50%

Minister of Law

? was elected as Chief Justice, ? as First Justice, and ? 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. Losinia received the formal endorsement of Cedoria. The debate for this position was held with Losinia and New Lonopolian Empire on 23 December, featuring topics including ? and ?. The results of the vote were as follows (tiebreaker is secondary votes):

Candidates Votes
Round 1 Round 2
Auven ? ?
Losinia ? ?
New Lonopolian Empire ?