November 2020 Georgienstinian congressional election

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November 2020 Georgienstinian congressional election

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All 16 seats in the National Congress
9 seats needed for a majority
Turnout85.9% 5.9 pp
  Majority party Minority party Third party
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Leader Alexandre Olivier Ben Olson Ariel Lederman
Party Georgienstine First MFS Libertarians
Last election 50%, 8 seats 28.1%, 5 seats New
Seats before 8 6 0
Seats won 8 5 2
Seat change Steady 1 2
Popular vote 21 14 4
Percentage 46.7% 30.4% 8.7%
Swing 3.3% 2.3% New
Caucus Majority Minority Minority

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
LdB
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Leader Louis de Blois Owen Philbin
Party Holy Labour-Democratic
Last election New 15.7%, 2 seats
Seats before 0 2
Seats won 1 0
Seat change 1 2
Popular vote 3 2
Percentage 6.5% 4.3%
Swing New 8.2%
Caucus Majority N/A

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Diagram of results by party.

Majority Leader before election

Alexandre Olivier
Georgienstine First

Elected Majority Leader

Alexandre Olivier
Georgienstine First

The November 2020 Georgienstinian congressional election was held from 13 to 14 November 2020. The election was the first congressional election to happen after the merger of the National House of Representatives and National Senate, which was approved through a referendum.

It resulted in a Georgienstine First victory, which suffered minor losses. The Movement for Socialism, saw minor gains. The newly-founded Libertarian Party made gains. The Libertarian Party and the MFS formed an electoral alliance named the Georgienstine Democratic Coalition, despite both parties running two separate congressional lists. The newly-founded Holy Party also made gains. The Holy Party and Georgienstine First formed an electoral alliance named the National Front, despite both parties running two separate congressional lists. The Labour-Democratic Party lost all of its seats and suffered major losses.

Background

The September 2020 Georgienstinian Congressional Election resulted in a Nationalist minority government. With the help of the Labour-Democratic Party, they were able to form a majority government. Shortly before the elections, newcomer Ariel Albert Lederman and Secretary Transportation Louis de Blois formed their own parties.

Electoral system and organization

The National Congress is composed of 16 seats elected by proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency, with a legal threshold of 1 full seat (6.25%), and residuals assigned by the D’Hondt method.

Campaign

Georgienstine First released posters nicknaming numerous Movement for Socialism politicians. Georgienstine First also released controversial posters regarding universal healthcare and defunding the police. A few ads were also released explaining the party’s conservative policies. The party mostly attacked the Movement for Socialism.

In response to Georgienstine First’s nicknaming, the Movement for Socialism released a posters nicknaming President Raphaël Olivier, Silly Rapha. The Movement for Socialism released a poster attacking Georgienstine First decision to oppose the LGBTQ+ Rights Act. The party mostly attacked Georgienstine First.

The Libertarians released numerous posters attacking big government and government intervention. As the Movement for Socialism and the Libertarian Party were in an electoral alliance, they decided not to attack each other. Due to both of these parties not agreeing on economic policy, they did not advertise their economic policies.

The Holy Party released text ads attacking capitalism and socialism, and saying that there was another option, distributism.

Results

Party Leader Seats %
Georgienstine First Alexandre Olivier 8 46.7%
Movement for Socialism Ben Olson 5 30.4%
Libertarians Ariel Albert Lederman 2 8.7%
Holy Party Louis de Blois 1 6.5%
Labour-Democratic Party Owen Philbin 0 4.3%
Liberal Democratic Party Renzo Wessels 0 4.3%
Popular vote
Georgienstine First
  
46.7%
Movement for Socialism
  
30.4%
Libertarian
  
8.7%
Holy
  
6.5%
Labour-Democratic
  
4.3%
Liberal Democratic
  
4.3%


Seat totals
Georgienstine First
  
50%
Movement for Socialism
  
31.3%
Libertarian
  
12.5%
Holy
  
6.3%