Daikoku parliamentary elections, June 2013
All 4 seats to the Federal Assembly
The first parliamentary elections in the Daikoku Federation were held on June 21, 2013. It elected 4 deputies, 2 from each constituent states of the federation, to the Federal Assembly of the Daikoku Federation.
The elections resulted in the victory of the Daikoku People's Front, a political alliance formed after the election, which won in all of the seats in the Federal Assembly with 88 percent of the votes.
The Presidency of the Daikoku Federation reported that the elections were a success, and that 82.35 percent of the population participated in the elections.
According to the Constitution of the Daikoku Federation, candidates for the Federal Assembly have to:
- possess Daikoku citizenship,
- and, be eligible to vote.
Candidate registration took place from May 27 until June 13, but it was later extended to June 20 as the elections were postponed. Registration of political parties also took place in the same period.
A total of six candidates and two political parties registered in the Daikoku Federation and included:
- Four candidates from the Democratic People's Republic of Urbonia, with two affiliated with the People's Party of Urbonia, one with the Urbonian Union and one independent
- Two candidates from the Principality of Treisia running as independents
The two candidates from Treisia would later merge with the candidates from the People's Party of Urbonia to form the Daikoku People's Front.
Voter registration were conducted by the respective governments of the constituent states of the Daikoku Federation through a census. Those who had filed their census forms were allowed to vote and to remain as citizens of their respective constituent states. The census took place from May 20 to June 11, 2013.
The elections to the Ist Federal Assembly took place on June 21, 2013. The Presidency, through a statement through the state media, announced that the elections have been held successfully without any report of incidents.
On election day, voters were given two options on how they will vote. The first option involved an online ballot, in which they enter their voting code and vote for two candidates. The second option involved the use of an on-site ballot, in which they vote for two candidates. The on-site voting was administered by the Presidency.
Voting period lasted from 6:00 to 20:00 on June 21, 2013.
The election resulted in the People's Party of Urbonia winning all of the seats in Urbonia, and the two Treisian independent candidates winning unopposed.
The winning candidates would soon merge to form the Daikoku People's Front, which resulted in the new political party gaining all of the seats in the Federal Assembly.
|Summary of the 2013 Federal Assembly Elections by party|
|Political Party||Districts Carried||Seats in New Assembly||Popular Vote||%|
|Daikoku People's Front
|Summary of the 2013 Federal Assembly elections by candidate|
|Political Party||Constituency||Name||Popular Vote||%|
|Daikoku People's Front-People's Party of Treisia||Treisia-at-large||Luis Angelo Gutierrez||6||24.00%|
|Daikoku People's Front-People's Party of Treisia||Treisia-at-large||Patrick Xavier Silerio||6||24.00%|
|Daikoku People's Front-People's Party of Urbonia||Urbonia-at-large||Dave Badiola||5||20.00%|
|Daikoku People's Front-People's Party of Urbonia||Urbonia-at-large||Noel Cabe||5||20.00%|
|Urbonian Union||Urbonia-at-large||Jeffrey Ordinal||2||8.00%|
|SOURCE: Presidency of the Daikoku Federation Link|