A by-election to the 5th seat in the Reichsversammlung was held in the Abeldane Empire between the 25th and 27th of April 2020, called by the Emperor, HI&REM Newton, to fill the vacant seat left y the resignation of Horatio Eden. It was the second by-election to use the single transferable voting system after its adoption by the Emperor.
Abeldane federal by-election, April 2020
5th seat in the Reichsversammlung
It resulted in Karl Friedrich of the Party of Royalists and Cooperatism winning the seat with 56,3% of the vote on the third count.