Grand Unified Micronational election, June 2021

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GUM Chair election, June 2021

← December 2020 June 17-23 December 2021 →
Turnout95.5%
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Candidate Anthony Clark Cameron Koehler Amelia I
Party Green Party of New Florence Independent Royalist Party of Lytera
Home state New Florence Kingdom of Ikonia Kingdom of Lytera
Running mate Austin Jaax Bradley of Dullahan Sertor Valentinus
States carried 26 11 4
Percentage 61.9% 26.2% 9.5%

Chair before election

Jack Dean

Elected Chair

Anthony Clark

The next Grand Unified Micronational election to elect the chair and vice-chair began on 17 June 2021 and end on 23 June. The new chair and vice-chair will took office on 1 July. Campaigning began on 27 May.

The election is the first one held under the new charter, which was enacted on 21 March 2021.

The current chair is Jack Dean. Brooklyn Kennedy was vice-chair until her resignation on 13 June 2021.[1]

Procedure

As the supreme justice was a candidate in the election, the election was administered by Newton von Uberquie, the most senior associate justice. It was the first election to use a joint ticket procedure to elect both the chair and vice-chair; before, the vice-chair was nominated by the newly elected chair and then confirmed by Quorum. There was also a campaign ban: no one was allowed to campaign until three weeks before the election takes place.

The voting system was also different. Before, elections for chair used a first-past-the-post system. This election was be the first to use instant-runoff voting.

Candidates

Brooklyn Kennedy, the President of New Virginia, announced her candidacy on 13 May. But on 13 June, she resigned from her office as vice-chair and dropped out of the race. Her running mate, Anthony Clark, took over the campaign, naming Austin Jaax as his running mate.

Name Experience State Party (if applicable) Running mate Campaign announcement date
(UTC)
Campaign Logo
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Cameron I
King of Ikonia (2018–present) Flag of Ikonia (Pantone).svg
Kingdom of Ikonia
Independent Bradley of Dullahan 13 May Ikonia Wyvern 2021.png
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Amelia I
Monarch of Lytera (2017–present)
Prince of Essexia (2020-present)
Member of the General Assembly of Cycoldia (2021-present)
Lytera flag.png
Kingdom of Lytera
Royalist Party of Lytera Sertor Valentinus 13 May

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Anthony Clark
Chancellor of New Florence (2019–present)
Supreme Justice of the GUM (2021-present)

Vorsitzender of the Abeldane Empire (2020-present)

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New Florence
Green Party of New Florence Austin Jaax 13 June N/A

Results

NewFlorenceFlag.png Anthony Clark IKONflag.png Cameron Koehler Lytera flag.png Amelia Banks None of the above
26 11 4 1

References

  1. Chief, Editor (26 December 2020) Jack Dean beats Adam Belcher in historic win to become the next Chair of the Grand Unified Micronational. The Essexian Post. Retrieved 26 December 2020.