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ABTD 2020 General Election

PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:36 am
by America but a True Democracy
America But a True Democracy will be holding a general election to determine it's makeup of it's House of Representatives. A Senate election will be held later on this year (but there won't be a forum for it). A whopping 11 parties are running in this election, and a 3% threshold is needed to gain representation.
(OOC: This is an alt account of Multi Party America).

Parties that are running:

Communist Party
Ideologies: Communism, Marxism-Leninism, Trotskyism, Far-left
Leaders: Rossana Cambron and Joe Sims
Seats in the House of Representatives: 3/435


Socialist Party
Ideologies: Democratic Socialism, Progressivism, Anti-Capitalism, Left-wing
Leaders: Jamie Keesling and Bernie Sanders
Seats in the House of Representatives: 7/435

Green Party
Ideologies: Eco-socialism, Green Politics, Eco-feminism, Left-wing
Leader: Jill Stein
Seats in the House of Representatives: 4/435

African-American Minority Party
Ideologies: African-American Minority Interests, Social Democracy, Factions: Social Conservatism, Centre to Centre-left
Leader: Karen Bass
Seats in the House of Representatives: 8/435

Latin American and Immigrant Minority Party
Ideologies: Latin American and Immigrant Minority Interests, Social Democracy, Social Liberalism, Centre to Centre-left
Leaders: Catherine Cortez Masto and Ilhan Omar
Seats in the House of Representatives: 8/435

Democratic Party
Ideologies: Social Liberalism, Modern Liberalism, Progressivism, Centre-left
Leader: Tom Perez
Seats in the House of Representatives: 194/435

New Way-New Democrats
Ideologies: Centrism, Third Way, Liberalism, Centre
Leader: Andrew Yang
Seats in the House of Representatives: 3/435

Republican Party
Ideologies: Conservatism, Fiscal Conservatism, Social Conservatism, Centre-right
Leader: Ronna Mcdaniel
Seats in the House of Representatives: 192/435

Christian Democratic Party
Ideologies: Christian Democracy, Social Conservatism, Christian Right, Right-wing
Leader: Jerry Falwell Jr.
Seats in the House of Representatives: 7/435

Libertarian Party
Ideologies: Libertarianism, Right-Libertarianism, Laissez-Faire, Fiscal: Right-wing, Social: Centre-left
Leader: Nicholas Sarwark
Seats in the House of Representatives: 5/435

Constitution-American Freedom Party
Ideologies: Constitutionalism, Paleoconservatism, Factions: White Nationalism, Far-right
Leaders: Jim Clymer and William Daniel Johnson
Seats in the House of Representatives: 3/435

(note that the Socialist Party and Green Party made an electoral coalition, so they will be running under one platform).
(Also note that you don't have to post here, tough that would be appreciated, but a vote on the poll is welcomed.)

PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:43 pm
by Mordka
For the Constitution-American Freedom Party

PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:50 pm
by America but a True Democracy
The election has ended and the official results will be revealed shortly.

PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:20 pm
by America but a True Democracy
Here are the official results: The Democratic Party and Republican parties made large losses, dropping their seat total from 194 and 193 respectively to 52 and 35, a loss of 142 and 158 seats! The Socialist-Green Coalition emerged the largest party, with 87 seats. A government coalition between the Socialist-Green Coalition, African-American Minority Party, Latin American and Immigrant Minority Party and the Democratic Party was decided upon. Besides the major parties, all other parties gained seats. The Communist Party won 70, the New Way-New Democrats won 17 seats, the Christian Democratic Party and Constitution-American Freedom Party decided to merge together and create the Christian Democratic-Constitution-American Freedom Party, which in total gained 70 seats, and the Libertarian Party won 17 seats. The government has 226 seats and the opposition 209 seats.