February 2024 Cycoldian special election

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February 2024 Cycoldian special election

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Septenary Seat of the General Assembly
Turnout 30[a]

  First party Second party Third party
 
MP
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Candidate Mats Seifert Plamen Iliev II Andrew Perdomo[b]
Party Monarchist Party Tulip Party Monarchist Coalition
First choice vote 10 13 3
Percentage 33.33% 43.33% 10.00%
Final Round 53.33% 46.67%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
LPC
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Candidate Lewis Ross Thaddaeus Miller[b]
Party Labour Party Monarchist Coalition
First choice vote 2 2
Percentage 6.67% 6.67%

Voting Map of the February 2024 Special Election

Member before election

Thaddaeus Miller
Monarchist

Member after election

Mats Seifert
Monarchist

The February 2024 Special Election was a special election for the General Assembly in Cycoldia. It elected for the Thirteenth General Assembly's Septenary Seat, which Thaddaeus Miller sat for. The special election was triggered by the General Assembly Voting Act of 2023 as Miller had not debated or voted in the General Assembly for four weeks. Miller lost the election to Mats Seifert, who currently sits for the seat.

Parties

Parliamentary parties

The table below lists the political party groups represented in the 13th General Assembly before the election.

Name Leader(s) Before elections After elections
Voting Seats Non-Voting Seats[c] Voting Seats Non-Voting Seats[c]
MP Monarchist Party Christina I & II
8 / 10
3 / 5
8 / 10
3 / 5
UP Unitary Party Christopher Tran
2 / 10
0 / 5
2 / 10
0 / 5
IND
Independents N/A
0 / 10
1 / 5
0 / 10
1 / 5

Polling

Olympia Polling orchestrated a poll on behalf of Empreton Holdings in February previous to the election, which projected Mats Seifert to come in first place, while Lewis Ross — the least likely to win the election. The polling had fifteen responses, and was emailed to all citizens of Cycoldia by the Citizenship Committee.[1]

By Party

By Party Popularity
Political Party Responses
Overal
(%)
Change
(%)
  Monarchist Party 81.33% Increase 10.80 pp
  Unitary Party 58.50% 1.17 pp
  Tulip Party 52.00% 7.47 pp
  Labour Party 38.67% 8.17 pp
  Democratic Party 32.00% 15.37 pp
General Popularity
Monarchist Party
  
81.33%
Unitary Party
  
58.50%
Tulip Party
  
52.00%
Labour Party
  
38.67%
Democratic Party
  
32.00%

By Candidate

Pairwise Compairison Matrix[d]
Thaddaeus Miller, IND Plamen Iliev II, TP Mats Seifert, MP Andrew Perdomo, IND Lewis Ross, LP
Thaddaeus Miller, IND 11/4 4/11 10/5 11/4
Plamen Iliev II, TP 4/11 3/12 8/7 10/5
Mats Seifert, MP 11/4 12/3 13/2 12/3
Andrew Perdomo, IND 5/10 7/8 2/13 10/5
Lewis Ross, LP 4/11 5/10 3/12 5/10
First Choice Vote
Mats Seifert
  
66.67%
Plamen Iliev II
  
13.33%
Lewis Ross
  
13.33%
Andrew Perdomo
  
6.67%
Thaddaeus Miller
  
0.00%

Results

Following the tallying of votes, the Condorcet winner was tied between Mats Seifert and Plamen Iliev II, and the winner was determined through Instant-runoff voting as dictated by the General Assembly. Mats Seifert won the fourth round with 53.33% of the vote.

By Party

By Party Affiliation of Voters
Political Party Votes Seats
Total Of total
(%)
Change
(%)
Total Gained Lost Net
  Monarchist Party 14 46.67% 0.96 pp 8 0 0 Steady 0
  Tulip Party 6 20.00% Increase 5.71 pp 0 0 0 Steady 0
  Green Alliance 6 20.00% Increase 20.00 pp 0 0 0 Steady 0
  Labour Party 2 6.67% 12.38 pp 0 0 0 Steady 0
  Unitary Party 1 3.33% 15.72 pp 2 0 0 Steady 0
  Democratic Party 1 3.33% Increase 3.33 pp 0 0 0 Steady 0
Invalid/blank votes 3
Total 30[e] 100.00% 10
Source: Official Election Results February 2024 Special Election
Votes by Party
Monarchist Party
  
46.67%
Tulip Party
  
20.00%
Green Alliance
  
20.00%
Labour Party
  
6.67%
Unitary Party
  
3.33%
Democratic Party
  
3.33%

By Candidate

By First Choice Candidate
Political Party First Choice Votes
Total Of total
(%)
Change
(%)
  Plamen Iliev II 13 43.33% Increase 29.04 pp
  Mats Seifert 10 33.33% 9.53 pp
  Andrew Perdomo 3 10.00% Increase 10.00 pp
  Lewis Ross 2 6.67% 12.38 pp
  Thaddaeus Miller 2 6.67% 18.33 pp
Invalid/blank votes 3
Total 30[e] 100.00%
Source: Official Election Results February 2024 Special Election
Pairwise Compairison Matrix[d]
Thaddaeus Miller, IND Plamen Iliev II, TP Mats Seifert, MP Andrew Perdomo, IND Lewis Ross, LP
Thaddaeus Miller, IND 11/19 16/14 18/12 14/16
Plamen Iliev II, TP 19/11 14/16 19/11 23/7
Mats Seifert, MP 14/16 16/14 15/15 15/15
Andrew Perdomo, IND 12/18 11/19 15/15 13/17
Lewis Ross, LP 16/14 7/23 15/15 17/13
Round One
Plamen Iliev II
  
43.33%
Mats Seifert
  
33.33%
Andrew Perdomo
  
10.00%
Lewis Ross
  
6.67%
Thaddaeus Miller
  
6.67%
Round Two
Plamen Iliev II
  
46.67%
Mats Seifert
  
36.67%
Andrew Perdomo
  
10.00%
Thaddaeus Miller
  
6.67%
Lewis Ross
  
0.00%
Round Three
Plamen Iliev II
  
46.67%
Mats Seifert
  
43.33%
Andrew Perdomo
  
10.00%
Lewis Ross
  
0.00%
Thaddaeus Miller
  
0.00%
Round Four
Mats Seifert
  
53.33%
Plamen Iliev II
  
46.67%
Andrew Perdomo
  
0.00%
Lewis Ross
  
0.00%
Thaddaeus Miller
  
0.00%

References

Footnotes
  1. Not including spoilt or invalid ballots
  2. 2.0 2.1 Member of the Monarchist Party but not its preferred candidate. On ballots they are listed as independents due to not being endorsed by the Monarchist Party, but are marked as Monarchist Coalition as that is the caucus of independents who coalition with the Monarchist Party in the General Assembly. They are not listed as Monarchist Coalition on ballots.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Non-Voting Seats are not elected for, and are instead sent as delegations from members of the Cycoldian Imperium
  4. 4.0 4.1 Red indicates a candidate from the left's loss.
  5. 5.0 5.1 All valid votes excluding spoiled votes.
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