The Leftist Assembly election, March 2017

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The Leftist Assembly election, March 2017
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Secretary
Candidate 1 Auven
Candidate 2 Llorens
Candidate 3 Losinia
Prime Minister
Candidate 1 Atealia
Minister of Archives
Candidate 1 Halfblakistan
Minister of Immigration and Customs
Candidate 1 Obiristan
Minister of Law
Candidate 1 Celera
Candidate 2 New Lonopolian Empire
Candidate 3 Rathfarnham

The Leftist Assembly election, March 2017 was the fourth election in The Leftist Assembly and voting was held from 29 to 31 March 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

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 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.

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
Llorens Atealia Secretary
Losinia Cedoria Secretary
Atealia Llorens Prime Minister
Obiristan Losinia Minister of I. & C.

Results

Secretary

Losinia was elected as Secretary. The candidates for this position were Auven, Llorens and Losinia. The results of the vote were as follows:

Candidates Votes
Round 1 Round 2
Losinia 10 15
Llorens 12 14
Auven 7

Prime Minister

Atealia was elected as Prime Minister. The interview for this position was held on 28 March, and featured topics including the regional history project and a forum. The results of the confidence vote were as follows:

Yes
  
89.7%
No
  
10.3%

Minister of Archives

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

Yes
  
86.2%
No
  
13.8%

Minister of Immigration and Customs

Obiristan was elected as Minister of Immigration and Customs. The results of the confidence vote were as follows:

Yes
  
72.4%
No
  
27.6%

Minister of Law

New Lonopolian Empire was elected as Chief Justice, Celera as First Justice, and Rathfarnham 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 Celera, New Lonopolian Empire, and Rathfarnham. The results of the vote were as follows:

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