How is Your Leader Chosen?

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How is Your Leader Chosen?

Postby Codagh » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:49 am

Every nation has its own unique customs and systems for choosing a leader. How does yours do it? Election? Bloodright? A mix of the two, or more?

In Codagh, the King may name an heir. Many times, however, it changes hands via ritual combat, when one no longer feels the King represents the people, they challenge them to a battle to the death, the winner being crowned King of Codagh. If the current King should die with no heir, the Provinces may send a champion to fight in a tournament to crown the new King.

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Postby Omega State » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:51 am

Digital election. The top two are appointed first and second councilors.
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Postby Belshekistan » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:53 am

the leader in Belshekistan is chosen by the previous leader.
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Postby Neragua » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:57 am

The Prime Minister is appointed by the Governor-General on behalf of the monarch subject to commanding the confidence of the majority of the House of Assembly. This means the leader of the largest party or coalition of parties becomes the prime minister.
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Postby Tinhampton » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:58 am

The largest party in the Assembly, which is elected every March in an odd-numbered year, gets first dibs on forming a government, and (so far) always selects the Mayor, who has been nigh-on invariably approved by Assembly afterwards.
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Postby Gurori » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:03 pm

Originally, it was the heir to the throne who took leadership following the abdication/death of the previous Emperor/Empress.

Nowadays however, the leader is now chosen by the people through elections though that could soon change, as the Guronese Imperial Monarchy becomes more and more inclined to take back leadership, with the support of many.
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Postby Fascist Democracy » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:05 pm

Carefully rigged elections.

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Postby Second Empire of America » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:33 pm

Each Emperor designates an heir who inherits the position on their death. This heir does not have to be a blood relative, and the heir has usually been a close friend of the current Emperor rather than a descendant. The current heir, Elizabeth Norton, is an exception, being the firstborn daughter of Emperor Norton II. Emperors can designate secondary heirs as a backup. If both the Emperor and all heirs die, the position is inherited by Ministers starting with the the Foreign Minister. If all the ministers are killed at once, the governor of the state with the highest population becomes Emperor.
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Postby NS Argentina » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:51 pm

The elections in Argentina are of democratic form, any inhabitant of Argentine origin or by citizenship has the freedom to choose its representative, which will be elected by popular vote.

The president can enjoy a democratic mandate for 4 years, once that period is over he can be re-elected once. Once the second consecutive term is fulfilled, by constitutional law, the former president will no longer be able to run until the mandate of another government passes.
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Postby Alamka » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:54 pm

Codagh wrote:Every nation has its own unique customs and systems for choosing a leader. How does yours do it? Election? Bloodright? A mix of the two, or more?

In Codagh, the King may name an heir. Many times, however, it changes hands via ritual combat, when one no longer feels the King represents the people, they challenge them to a battle to the death, the winner being crowned King of Codagh. If the current King should die with no heir, the Provinces may send a champion to fight in a tournament to crown the new King.

well hot dot diggly dog my leader doesn't die so he's in power forever LMAO
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Democratic Socialists

Postby Earthbound immortal squad » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:59 pm

A democratic election of course where the leader receives 10 billion votes every election with a population of just over 9 billion.

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Postby HUElavia » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:00 pm

The President of The Democracy of HUElavia is chosen through a national election. Three months prior to the election, the candidates are decided by each party through a national vote by party (I.E. Liberals can only vote for Liberal candidates, Conservatives can only vote for Conservative candidates).

Then, once the party chooses a candidate, a national election is done, which falls on the first Monday of every October, which each election is done every 4 years.
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Postby Silver Commonwealth » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:18 pm

''In a vote between Party's members, after previous leader dies, or is kicked out of office for reasons.''
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Chosen by the previous Imperator. However, our current Imperator is immortal so we won't have to choose a new one.
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Northwestinghamshire » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:26 pm

In [region-tag=]BACIN NINE NINE[/region-tag] we elect a chancellor via poll every month. Political parties have very little say in the process so far. A chancellor can only serve 2 consecutive terms.

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Postby Luziyca » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:27 pm

The President of the Christian Republic is chosen every four years: the Senate and the House of Representatives have a joint session, and it is customary that the party with the most seats in both chambers gets to be the President for four years.

If the President dies, the Vice-President takes up the job: if that dies, we go down the line of succession until there are no cabinet ministers left.
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Postby The Brand New Salvatagard Republic » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:39 pm

The Monarchy in the SR has been a new tradition, even though it's been in existence for almost 2 centuries. In the SR, it's the year 2598, and the Salvatagardian Monarchy was formed by King Ivan II the Great of the Noble Grand House of Stalin (2332-2414) in 2407.

The Monarchy does not hold elections for the Monarch.
The office of Monarch in the SR is hereditary to the eldest son. If there's no sons, to the eldest daughter.

The next step down in line is the General Minister.
"By order of King Ivan II of the United Kingdom and Empire of the Salvatagard Republic, the General Minister must be appointed by the current King or Queen. If the King or Queen dies, the General Minister's term is over. If the General Minister dies before the King or Queen dies, a new General Minister must be elected by the General Public. The Acting General Minister must be appointed by the King or Queen, or any member aprt of the King's/Queen's Council or the Royal Family. If the King or Queen's Council agrees with the Election Results, the Electee who won the Election becomes the new General Minister. If the King or Queen's Council disagrees with the Election Results, the Governor-General becomes the new General Minister." Article 29, Section B, Page 47 onto the Federal Constitution

The next step down in line is the Governor-General.
The GG is elected by both the National Parliament in the Capital and by the rulers of the Kingdoms, Duchies, Archduchies, and Governorates.

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Postby TURTLESHROOM II » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:07 pm

The three equal members that make up the Crown of TurtleShroom each appoint a "Majestic Twelve": twelve creatures of their species the given King deems worthy to succeed them. Upon the death of a King, the next King is selected from the Twelve by the casting of lots (sortition).

The official procedure for what happens if a King's entire Majestic Twelve is killed off before the selection of the next head of state states that the Judgemaster, if he is of the King's species, becomes King. If the Judgemaster does not match the right species or is dead, the succession moves to the Chief Justice of the Grand Alcoholic Tribunal, and so on. If none of these are eligible, a Designated Survivor of each species is always present in the event of this exact catastrophe.
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Postby 13 Necropolis 13 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:17 pm

We've only ever had one leader, our founder, the Supreme Dictator. In the event of the Supreme Dictator's death, we would have far more to worry about than just a succession crisis.
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Postby The Graceful Isles » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:20 pm

All leaders are democratically elected. But only Christian clergy are eligible to run for leadership. Each term of office lasts 4 years, but there are no term limits.
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Postby Cartoonia » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:24 pm

The Supreme Leader position is a hierarchy position going from father to son, or son to brother, or if there is no family left, it gors to the current Chancellor in a special session of Cartoon House.

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Postby Rectification Government » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:25 pm

Oliver North rose to power through a legitimate election shortly after Texas seceded from the Union in 1981 The next election was supposed to be in 1984, but it was cancelled due to instability and communist revolution. The next election will be in 1990, and the next president will be chosen by the Union Party Convention. Members of the Union Party are elected by the people, but to be chosen as a candidate their views must adhere with the ideology of rectificationism.
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Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Paisos Catalanns » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:50 pm

According to the constitution
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Postby A m e n r i a » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:59 pm

The children of Heavenly Emperor Cheonsa from his Heavenly Empresses have a chance of becoming the next leader of Amenria. The most competent one will inherit the throne if he dies. If the other child has an objection to their sibling inheriting the throne, they can challenge them to a battle.
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Postby Wawakanatote » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:08 pm

The Chairperson is elected through democratic vote among 73 Districts. In order to be eligible you must be a party member and a Minister, or high-ranking official (such as Vice Chairperson or Republic President) of the Council of Democrats. The Vice Chairperson is elected by the Council off of the advice of the Chairperson. The Presidents of each 16 Republics are selected from democratic vote from their given population.
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