The Leftist Assembly election, September 2017

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The Leftist Assembly election,
September 2017
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Secretary
Candidate 1 Llorens
Prime Minister
Candidate 1 Franckley
Candidate 2 Polish-British Union
Candidate 3 The Parkgarian Empire
Minister of Archives
Candidate 1 Libertasnia
Justices
Candidate 1 Atealia
Candidate 2 Auven
Candidate 3 Cedoria
Candidate 4 Rathfarnham
Candidate 5 VegemiteIsGross

The Leftist Assembly election, September 2017 was the sixth 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

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 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

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:

Endorser Candidate Position
Cedoria Llorens Secretary
Cedoria Libertasnia Minister of Archives
Cedoria Rathfarnham Justice
Llorens Franckley Prime Minister
Llorens Libertasnia Minister of Archives

Results

Secretary

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

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

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

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.