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Bithastria
Civil Servant
 
Posts: 6
Founded: Sep 13, 2014
Ex-Nation

Postby Bithastria » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:58 pm

General Information
Your nation's full name: Holy Arab Republic (of Bithastria)
Your nation's full population: 200,015,172
Your nation's type of government: Islamic Theocratic Republic/Absolute Monarchy (Republic in name only)

General Elections
Are General elections held in your nation? Yes
How often are elections held in your country? 4-5 years
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in General elections? 100%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in General elections? [Error - insufficient data]
What function do general elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
General Government [X]
General Legislature [ ]
Other Public Morale [X]

Regional Elections
Are Regional elections held in your nation?
How often are regional elections held in your country? 4-5 years
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Regional elections? 100%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Regional elections? [Error - Insufficient data]
What function do regional elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
Federal State Government [ ]
Federal State Legislature [ ]
Regional Government [X]
Regional Legislature [ ]
Other Public Morale [X]

Referenda
Are Referendums held in your nation?
How often are Referendums held in your country? Yes
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Referendums? 25%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Referendums? 10%
What function do Referendums have in your nation? Enact changes in laws, establish trade, etc.

The Right to Vote
What percentage of your population is eligible to vote? 40-50%
Are all votes valued equally in your elections? Legally yes, but thanks to a generous donation from a third party, just now, ...no
How is citizenship determined in your country? birthright citizenship or citizenship by investment (economic citizenship)
Do any of the following criteria limit the right to vote or necessitate a higher value for a vote in your country?
Citizenship: Yes
Age: Yes (15+)
Gender: No
Race: No
Education: Yes (partial high school education or higher)
Occupation: No
Wealth: No
Property: Yes (no homeless)
Tax: Yes (must pay tax)
Is disenfranchisement a valid punishment in your nation's penal code? Yes
Is voting mandatory in your country's elections? Yes (if you fit the criteria)
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Full National Name: Holy Arabic Republic of Bithastria
Government: Islamic Theocratic Republic
Political Leaders: Salaah el-Hammad
National Anthem: "The One"
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Pharexia
Lobbyist
 
Posts: 18
Founded: Feb 18, 2017
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Index of Political Franchise in Pharexia

Postby Pharexia » Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:18 pm

General Information
Your nation's full name: Ecclesiastical Theodemocracy of Pharexia
Your nation's full population: 9,072,293 (2019 estimate)
Your nation's type of government: Unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic

General Elections
Are General elections held in your nation? Yes.
How often are elections held in your country? Elections for the Síðari and the Presidency must occur at least every 8 years (elections are staggered), but both the legislature and the executive can call early elections.
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in General elections? Anyone over the age of 18 without a felony conviction is eligible to vote. Excluding those under 18, about 95% of citizens are eligible.
What percentage of your eligible population participates in General elections? The 2014 Pharexian general election saw 87.5% of those eligible vote.
What function do general elections have in your nation?
General Government [X]
General Legislature [X]
Other (please specify)

Regional Elections
Are Regional elections held in your nation? Yes.
How often are regional elections held in your country? Elections for ward legislatures and governorships occur every 4 years (elections are staggared).
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Regional elections? Anyone over the age of 18 without a felony conviction is eligible to vote. Excluding those under 18, about 95% of citizens are eligible.
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Regional elections? The 2017 Pharexian Ward elections saw 65.3% of those eligible vote.
What function do regional elections have in your nation?
Federal State Government [ ]
Federal State Legislature [ ]
Regional Government [X]
Regional Legislature [X]
Other (please specify)

Referenda
Are Referendums held in your nation? Yes.
How often are Referendums held in your country?
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Referendums? Same as federal and regional elections.
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Referendums? Extremely variable, with 85% voting in the 2001 Marriage Referendum and 29% voting in the 1984 Right to Hunt Referendum.
What function do Referendums have in your nation? Public referendums are required to modify the state constitution, Pharexian Common Law.

The Right to Vote
What percentage of your population is eligible to vote? Excluding children under 18, approximately 95%.
Are all votes valued equally in your elections?
How is citizenship determined in your country?
Do any of the following criteria limit the right to vote or necessitate a higher value for a vote in your country?
Citizenship: One must be a citizen of Pharexia for 5 years to vote.
Age: One must be 18 or older to vote.
Gender: One must identify as the gender they were assigned at birth to vote.
Race: No.
Education: No.
Occupation: No.
Wealth: No.
Property: No.
Tax: No.
Is disenfranchisement a valid punishment in your nation's penal code? A felony conviction disqualifies a citizen from voting.
Is voting mandatory in your country's elections?
Last edited by Pharexia on Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:19 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Democratic States of Pharexia
Unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic

Economic Left/Right: 6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: 2.54
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North German Realm
Minister
 
Posts: 2789
Founded: Jan 27, 2019
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby North German Realm » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:42 am

UPDATE: 4 forms verified. visit here.
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North Germany
Norddeutschland

North German Realm will go through a massive overhaul in the next few months. Please stand by.
Homepage || Overview | Sovereign | Chancellor | Legislature || The World
28 August, 1912
Norddeutsche Morgenpost: North German forces engage Papaun native separatist forces in Kaiser-Wilhelmsland, 179 natives killed and one North German marine lightly injured in chaotic battle. || Jewish Community in Russia accepts North German offer of free passage to British Palestine and North German Rift Valley colony. 135,000 Russian Jews to be resettled in Rift Valley Colony in the next 3 years. || Chinese forces repelled from Tibet after British Indian intervention. Treaty to be signed in Lhasa. || Alaska given limited self-government as a US territory on August 24.

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The Royal American Commonwealth
Civilian
 
Posts: 1
Founded: Jun 23, 2019
Anarchy

Postby The Royal American Commonwealth » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:36 am

General Information
Your nation's full name: United American Commonwealth (or United States)
Your nation's full population: 493.46 million
Your nation's type of government: Federal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy

General Elections
Are General elections held in your nation? Yes
How often are elections held in your country? every 4-5 years
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in General elections? 96%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in General elections? 49% (recent)
What function do general elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
General Government [x]
General Legislature [x]
Other (please specify)

Regional Elections
Are Regional elections held in your nation? Yes
How often are regional elections held in your country? every 2-5 years
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Regional elections? 92-96%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Regional elections? 43%
What function do regional elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
Federal State Government [x]
Federal State Legislature [x]
Regional Government [x]
Regional Legislature [x]
Other (please specify)

Referenda
Are Referendums held in your nation? Yes
How often are Referendums held in your country? 6-10 years
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Referendums? 99%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Referendums? 37%
What function do Referendums have in your nation? Allow citizens of many U.S. states to place new legislation on a popular ballot, or to place legislation that has recently been passed by a legislature on a ballot for a popular vote.

The Right to Vote
What percentage of your population is eligible to vote? 98%
Are all votes valued equally in your elections? No
How is citizenship determined in your country? Naturalization
Do any of the following criteria limit the right to vote or necessitate a higher value for a vote in your country?
Citizenship: Yes
Age: Yes (18+)
Gender: No
Race: No
Education: No
Occupation: No
Wealth: No
Property: No
Tax: No
Is disenfranchisement a valid punishment in your nation's penal code? Yes
Is voting mandatory in your country's elections? No

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TURTLESHROOM II
Minister
 
Posts: 3026
Founded: Dec 08, 2014
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby TURTLESHROOM II » Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:28 am

General Information
Your nation's full name: Great Bountiful Empire of the United Turtles, Mushrooms, and Men of TurtleShroom
Your nation's full population: Approximately one billion five hundred million creatures
Your nation's type of government: Guided, illiberal, theodemocratic constitutional monarchy over a confederacy of quasi-autonomous Parishes

General Elections
Are General elections held in your nation?
How often are elections held in your country? The myriad of imperial, parishional, local, and regional offices, as well as the Right of Recall, snap elections, and referenda mean that TurtleShroomers receive generous opportunities to vote throughout their lives.
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in General elections? For imperial elections, all citizens of age with no felony convictions.
What percentage of your eligible population participates in General elections? Average voter turnout exceeds seventy percent in the most important elections, and over sixty overall.
What function do general elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
General Government [X]
General Legislature [X]
Other (please specify) Judicial. On the national level, all imperial civil and criminal judges (excluding the drug courts) are elected directly by the population.

Regional Elections
Are Regional elections held in your nation? Yes, in most Parishes.
How often are regional elections held in your country? It depends entirely on the Parish.
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Regional elections? It depends entirely on the Parish.
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Regional elections? Turnout is similar to imperial elections.
What function do regional elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
Federal State Government [X]
Federal State Legislature [X]
Regional Government [X]
Regional Legislature [X]
Other (please specify) Depending on the Parish, the above offices, as well as the judiciary, are a mixed bag of elections and appointments, though every Parish has an elected legislature

Referenda
Are Referendums held in your nation? Yes
How often are Referendums held in your country? Any time enough signatures are collected.
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Referendums? The same as the imperial elections.
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Referendums? The same as the imperial elections.
What function do Referendums have in your nation? The primary purpose of referenda, and the ones called the most, are exercises of the Right of Recall. All government offices, be they elected or appointed, up to and including the Crown, can be Recalled. The Right of Recall is enforced on all of the Parishes and is maintained on the imperial level.

The Right to Vote
What percentage of your population is eligible to vote? All creatures of age and sound mind, without felony convictions, may vote on the imperial level. Each Parish has its own methods.
Are all votes valued equally in your elections? Yes.
How is citizenship determined in your country? Jus soli for all legitimate offspring. If you are lawfully present in TurtleShroom and in a valid marriage under TS law, and you give birth, your offspring is a TurtleShroomian citizen, regardless of citizenship status or presence. If either of your married parents are TurtleShroomian citizens and one gives birth anywhere in Nationstates, your offspring is a TurtleShroomian citizen. For illegitimate children, the principles of Freedom of Womb determine the offspring's citizenship. If the unwed mother is a citizen, the offspring is a citizen. For illegal aliens and other groups not authorized to be in TurtleShroom, the offspring is not a citizen even if they are born in TurtleShroom.
Do any of the following criteria limit the right to vote or necessitate a higher value for a vote in your country?
ON THE IMPERIAL LEVEL:
Citizenship: Y
Age: Y
Gender: N
Race: Chimeras (humans with animal parts and localized animal DNA) like Nekomimis ("cat girls") are not citizens of the Great Bountiful Empire, but do possess citizenship in Nekoland, which is a Bantustan special autonomous zone. Chimeras cannot vote on the imperial level.
Education: N
Occupation: N
Wealth: N
Property: N
Tax: N
Species: Y. Certain types of "unholy" creatures, like demons and monsters like vampires, as well as certain races of magical beings, etc. etc., cannot vote or, at worst, are killed on sight.
Is disenfranchisement a valid punishment in your nation's penal code? Yes. Felons are barred from voting for the rest of their life, and any creature in prison or a mental hospital cannot vote.
Is voting mandatory in your country's elections? No.
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North German Realm
Minister
 
Posts: 2789
Founded: Jan 27, 2019
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby North German Realm » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:26 am

UPDATE: 2 forms verified. visit here.

On that note, this marks the 60th admission to this Index. I might do an analysis on it at some point, if we ever reach 150 or higher.
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North Germany
Norddeutschland

North German Realm will go through a massive overhaul in the next few months. Please stand by.
Homepage || Overview | Sovereign | Chancellor | Legislature || The World
28 August, 1912
Norddeutsche Morgenpost: North German forces engage Papaun native separatist forces in Kaiser-Wilhelmsland, 179 natives killed and one North German marine lightly injured in chaotic battle. || Jewish Community in Russia accepts North German offer of free passage to British Palestine and North German Rift Valley colony. 135,000 Russian Jews to be resettled in Rift Valley Colony in the next 3 years. || Chinese forces repelled from Tibet after British Indian intervention. Treaty to be signed in Lhasa. || Alaska given limited self-government as a US territory on August 24.

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Alpes a Septentrionali imperium
Spokesperson
 
Posts: 189
Founded: Jan 20, 2019
Iron Fist Consumerists

Postby Alpes a Septentrionali imperium » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:46 am

General Information
Your nation's full name:Grand Empire of Alpes a Septentrionali imperium
Your nation's full population:
Your nation's type of government:Semi constitunational monarchy with a autocractic monarch

General Elections
Are General elections held in your nation?for some postitions, Yes
How often are elections held in your country?every five years
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in General elections? Only about 35% of the popuation is allowed to vote in general elections
What percentage of your eligible population participates in General elections? around 15-55%
What function do general elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
General Government [ ]
General Legislature [X] The parliament of Alpes has 901 seats but only 100 seats are elected by the egible population with the rest appointed or members of the noblitity
Other (please specify)

Regional Elections
Are Regional elections held in your nation?
How often are regional elections held in your country?every 4-6 years
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Regional elections?55%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Regional elections?around 40% of those eligible vote
What function do regional elections have in your nation? Please, put an X in the criteria(s) that elections can be held for
Federal State Government [ ]
Federal State Legislature [ ]
Regional Government [X]
Regional Legislature [X] Mayors and lower members of regional assemblies are elected but most are just appointed by major rulers as above, or members of the nobility that aren't elected into their offices
Other (please specify)

Referenda
Are Referendums held in your nation?
How often are Referendums held in your country?Never unless needed
What percentage of your population is eligible for voting in Referendums?0%-1%
What percentage of your eligible population participates in Referendums?0.05%
What function do Referendums have in your nation? When a major decision of governmernt can't be decided the emperor calls all members of parliament and major noble houses to vote on it, then he decides if the vote is valid or note. these are also optional with barely anyone coming

The Right to Vote
What percentage of your population is eligible to vote?55%
Are all votes valued equally in your elections?No, those of the first estate(nobles) vote are valued higher then the votes of those in the thrid estate(commeners and citizens) with only high and middle ranking thrid estate members even being allowed to vote, with their vote then being ranked lower in authority than the vote of a nobleman
How is citizenship determined in your country? By birth or through a nationalization process
Do any of the following criteria limit the right to vote or necessitate a higher value for a vote in your country?
Citizenship:yes
Age:yes
Gender:yes
Race:yes
Education:no
Occupation:Yes
Wealth:yes
Property:yes
Tax:no
Is disenfranchisement a valid punishment in your nation's penal code? Yes
Is voting mandatory in your country's elections?No, it is actually trying to be made illegal by members of government to vote
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