Electoral history of Adam I of Adammia

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Emperor Adam I of Adammia has stood in a number of elections, in the Empire of Adammia, the United Kingdom (including internal elections in the Liberal Democrats), Mercia and the Grand Unified Micronational.

Empire of Adammia

Local elections

2013 local elections

Adam I stood in the first set of local elections in July 2013, standing as the sole candidate for the Adammic Imperial Province (now known as Primoria in the present-day province of Greater Tytannia). He served as Minister (later known as a Councilor following a constitutional amendment in November 2013) for one year.

Adammic Imperial Province (20 July 2013)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent HIM Emperor Adam I 4 100.0 N/A
Majority 4 100.0 N/A
Turnout 4 100.0 N/A

2014 local elections

Adam I stood for re-election in Primoria in July 2014, now as a member of the LIST Party. He lost the seat to his independent brother Crown Prince Daniel, who was elected unanimously.

Primoria (26 July 2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
LIST Party HIM Emperor Adam I 0 0.0 -100.0
Independent HIH Crown Prince Daniel 4 100.0 N/A
Majority 4 100.0 +0.0
Turnout 4 100.0 +0.0
Independent gain from LIST Party Swing

2015 local elections

Adam I stood again in 2015 in Primoria, having renamed his party as the Liberal Party. He lost again, but did manage to reduce his brother's majority.

Primoria (25 July 2015)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal HIM Emperor Adam I 1 25.0 +25.0
Independent HIH Crown Prince Daniel 3 75.0 -25.0
Majority 2 50.0 -50.0
Turnout 4 100.0 +0.0
Independent hold Swing

2016 local elections

In 2016, Adam got exactly the same result as the previous year.

Primoria (23 July 2016)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal HIM Emperor Adam I 1 25.0 +0.0
Independent HIH Crown Prince Daniel 3 75.0 +0.0
Majority 2 50.0 +0.0
Turnout 4 100.0 +0.0
Independent hold Swing

2016 Delegate of the Colonies election

In November 2016, the Adammic National Party challenged Adam I for his seat as Delegate of the Colonies. An election was held on 24 November, with the electorate consisting of the governors of each colony and the Grand Master of the Ordo Vladius. Adam narrowly held the seat.

Delegate of the Colonies (24 November 2016)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal HIM Emperor Adam I 4 57.1 N/A
ANP HG Colonel Sir Cavan Garfield 3 42.9 N/A
Majority 1 14.3 N/A
Turnout 7 87.5 N/A
Liberal hold Swing

July 2017 local elections

In July 2017, Adam I got the exact same result as the previous two years.

Primoria (15 July 2017)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal HIM Emperor Adam I 1 25.0 +0.0
Independent HIH Crown Prince Daniel 3 75.0 +0.0
Majority 2 50.0 +0.0
Turnout 4 100.0 +0.0
Independent hold Swing

November 2017 local elections

Following the re-organisation of Adammic territories in October 2017, Adam I stood unopposed to represent the new province of Greater Tytannia.

Greater Tytannia (12 November 2017)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal HIM Emperor Adam I 2 100.0 N/A
Majority 2 100.0 N/A
Turnout 2 25.0 N/A
Liberal hold Swing

2018 local elections

Adam I stood unopposed to represent the Greater Tytannia and was duly re-elected, this time as a member of the Liberal-Moderate Party.

Greater Tytannia (12 November 2017)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal-Moderate HIM Emperor Adam I - - -
Liberal-Moderate hold Swing

Internal party elections

2017 Liberal Party presidential election

Following the adoption of the Liberal Party manifesto at its conference on 15 July 2017, the party held its first internal presidential election. Adam I was elected as the sole candidate.

Candidate Votes %
Emperor Adam I 3 100.0
Turnout/Total 3 60.0

2018 Liberal-Moderate Party presidential election

Following the merger of the Liberal Party and the Moderate Party in October 2018, Adam I stood unopposed to be the new party's first president.

Candidate Votes %
Emperor Adam I 5 100.0
Re-open nominations 0 0.0
Turnout/Total 5 35.71

2019 Liberal-Moderate Party presidential election

Adam I was again re-elected unopposed to the Liberal-Moderate party presidency on 17 August 2019.

Candidate Votes %
Emperor Adam I 4 100.0
Re-open nominations 0 0.0
Turnout/Total 4 30.77

United Kingdom

Local elections

2016 Wakefield Council election

Adam I (using his macronational legal name, Adam Belcher) stood as a paper candidate for the Liberal Democrats in the ward of Crofton, Ryhill and Walton.

Crofton, Ryhill and Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Faith Heptinstall 1968 48.8 +1.2
UKIP Steve Ashton 1003 24.9 -2.8
Conservative Tony Ayoade 812 20.1 -4.7
Liberal Democrats Adam Belcher 252 6.2 N/A
Majority 965 23.9 +4.0
Turnout 4035 34.4 -28.2
Labour hold Swing

2018 Wakefield Council election

Belcher stood for Crofton, Ryhill and Walton again in 2018, ostensibly as a paper candidate, although he did run a small, online-only campaign designed to incur no expenses. He improved his vote share, achieving the second-best result for the Liberal Democrats in Wakefield District.

Crofton, Ryhill and Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Manifield 1958 54.1 +5.3
Conservative Susan Lodge 1268 35.0 +14.9
Liberal Democrats Adam Belcher 396 10.9 +4.7
Majority 690 19.1 -4.8
Turnout 3622 29.7 -4.7
Labour hold Swing

2019 Wakefield Council election

Crofton, Ryhill and Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Maureen Cummings 1645 49.1 -5.0
Conservative James Hardwick 1082 32.3 -2.7
Liberal Democrats Adam Belcher 621 18.5 +7.6
Majority 563 16.8 -2.3
Turnout 3348 27.6 -2.1
Labour hold Swing

UBLD elections

2017 University of Birmingham Liberal Democrats committee elections

The University of Birmingham Liberal Democrats society held its annual general meeting on 9 March 2017, at which Belcher stood for four different committee roles. After losing the first three, he was eventually elected Internal Campaigns Officer unopposed.

Secretary
Candidate Votes %
Samuel Boardman 12 60.0
Adam Belcher 8 40.0
Turnout/Total 20 47.6
Communications Officer
Candidate Votes %
Emily Simpson ?? ??
Adam Belcher ?? ??
Turnout/Total 20 47.6
Events Officer
Candidate Votes %
Andrew Field ?? ??
Asher Bond ?? ??
Adam Belcher ?? ??
Turnout/Total 20 47.6
Internal Campaigns Officer
Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 19 100.0
Turnout/Total 19 45.2

2017 University of Birmingham Liberal Democrats Secretary by-election

Following the resignation of Sam Boardman in August 2017, Belcher stood again for Secretary of UBLD at an extraordinary general meeting on 23 October 2017, and won the position.

Secretary
Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 14 66.7
Alex Waters 7 33.3
Turnout/Total 21 58.3

2018 University of Birmingham Liberal Democrats committee elections

At UBLD's annual general meeting on 8 March 2018, Belcher unsuccessfully ran for Chair of the society, before being re-elected Secretary unopposed.

Chair
Candidate Votes %
Sophie Thornton 10 52.6
Sam Maude 8 42.1
Adam Belcher 1 5.3
Turnout/Total 20 55.5

(1 spoilt ballot)

Secretary
Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 20 100.0
Turnout/Total 20 55.5

2019 University of Birmingham Liberal Democrats committee elections

At UBLD's annual general meeting on 21 March 2019, Belcher unsuccessfully ran again for Chair of the society, before being elected Vice-Chair unopposed.

Chair
Candidate Votes %
Hermione Peace 11 61.1
Adam Belcher 7 38.9
Turnout/Total 18 60.0
Vice-Chair
Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 16 100.0
Turnout/Total 16 53.3

Young Liberals elections

2018 Young Liberals elections

In the Young Liberals elections in October 2018, Belcher stood for a seat on the Conference Committee, but did not win either of the two seats available.

Conference Committee
Candidate First round After transfers
Votes % Votes %
Hermione Peace 73 42.0 73 36.9
Katharine Macy 44 25.3 67 33.8
Adam Belcher 39 22.4 58 29.3
Re-open nominations 18 10.3 - -

2019 Young Liberals elections

In the Young Liberals elections in October 2019, Belcher stood for again a seat on the Conference Committee, and was this time elected.

Conference Committee
Candidate First round
Votes %
Adam Belcher 49 43.8
Jack Worrall 42 37.5
Re-open nominations 21 18.8

Mercia

2016 general election

After founding the Social Democratic Party alongside Earl McCarthy, Belcher stood in the May 2016 Mercian general election, and won a seat in the Kernolland voting range.

Kernolland (14 May 2016)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
NLP Baron Cahill 2 66.7
SDP Count Belcher 1 33.3
NLP Earl Eden 0 0.0
SDP Aaron Chahal 0 0.0
Independent Llewelyn Lawton 0 0.0
Majority 1 33.3
Turnout 3
NLP hold Swing
SDP gain from NLP Swing
NLP hold Swing

Grand Unified Micronational

September 2014 GUM Chair election

In September 2014, Belcher ran for Chair of the Grand Unified Micronational against the incumbent Joseph Kennedy. He narrowly won the position.

Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 7 58.3
Joseph Kennedy 5 41.7
Turnout/Total 12 70.6

March 2015 GUM Chair election

Belcher stood for the office of GUM Chair in March 2015 in opposition to James of Mancunia. The first election failed to meet the minimum turnout required under the GUM Charter and was declared invalid. In the second run of the election, Belcher was elected unopposed.

First attempt
Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 4 80.0
James of Mancunia 1 20.0
Turnout/Total 5 29.4
Second attempt
Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 11 100.0
Turnout/Total 11 68.8

July 2018 GUM Chair election

Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 6 85.7
None of the above 1 14.3
Turnout/Total 7 46.7

December 2018 GUM Chair election

Candidate Votes %
Adam Belcher 12 63.2
Nicholas Randouler 7 36.8
None of the above 0 0.0
Turnout/Total 19 79.2