Republic of Austin Island

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Republic of Austin Island
Republic of Austin Island
Coat of arms of Austin Island
Coat of arms
Motto: In Liberty and prosperity we trust
Anthem: Over the rainbow
Capital
and largest city
Capital City
Official languagesEnglish
DemonymAustin Islander
GovernmentFederal Gubernatorial republic
Austin Young
• Lieutenant Governor
Ed Boyd
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence from international waters
• Independence
6 December 2019 (k
• Republic
1 October 2020
Area
• Total
1,051.54 km2 (406.00 sq mi) (N/A)
• Water (%)
2.5
Population
• 2020 estimate
4246
• 2020 census
3,655
• Density
3.5/km2 (9.1/sq mi) (N/A)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$59.3 million
• Per capita
$16,222 (N/A)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$75.93 million
• Per capita
$20,774
Gini (2020)12
low
HDI (2020)Steady 0.884
very high · N/a
CurrencyAustin Island unit (AIU)
Time zoneAustin Island Standard Time (UTC-5)
Drives on theright
Calling code+1 area codes 387/978 684,784


The Republic of Austin Island is the confirmed replacement to the Kingdom of Austin Island. Starting 1 October 2020 at midnight, the Republic will be in effect, with the Kingdom being dissolved. The Republic will retain the currency and the time zone of the Kingdom; however, the legislature and head of state of Austin Island will change.

History

On August 2nd,2020 the Austin Island monarch talked to financial advisers after the scandal and the financial advisers said you must make up a plan and quickly to combat the money shortage and the monarchy is on its last tilts. by august 29th, with the November flag referendum, the secretary of the interior said the earliest a status referendum can happen is 2023. in eight months the monarch blind-sighted failed to protect the common defense of Austin Island. by August 30t, because of the political teeter-totter and the fact that a referendum would happen little too late, the monarch called to abdicate and have no one take his place. The assembly of people passed a resolution as the political teeter-totter is still ongoing to dissolve the monarchy by October 1st, and have elections for governor within 60 days of the dissolution. A compromise was made on August 29th and amended on august 30th. By September 1st, a new constitution was drafted.

Government and politics

Austin Island is a gubernatorial republic with the framework of a presidential republic. There are three branches of government in Austin Island the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch similar to the United States. The Head of the state is the governor of Austin Island who is elected to a three-year term and the lieutenant governor is also elected to a three-year term. nominees for governor are nominated by dice roll and they represent that party as their gubernatorial nominee. a candidate needs 50% of the vote or more to be elected governor of Austin Island if no one gets 50% of the vote then the top two nominees advance to a runoff election held three weeks later. the legislature or the unicameral national assembly is composed of 66 members unlike the governor there are no runoffs for the national assembly because 50 of the 66 are elected by plurality voting with the remainder elected by open list proportional representation. and they're elected days after the governor is elected to make enough time for a government to form. instead of a prime minister, the leader of the majority party is the speaker. the current governor of Austin island is Austin young who was sworn in on november,15th,2020

Subdivisions

Austin Island is divided into 3 regions:

  • North A.I
  • South A.I
  • East and West A.I

, which are further divided into 13 municipalities, with 4 more being proposed. Said municipalities are the official subdivisions of Austin Island.

Demographics

According to a 2020 census, 3,665 people identified as citizens of Austin Island, amongst an area of 406 square miles.[citation needed] the census of austin island is taken every year. so the number of 3655 people will change as of the 2021 census which is predicted to have 3800 austin islanders living.

Holidays

date holiday
january 1 new years
january 15 mlk day
march 27 Covid-19 remeberance day
April 12 pet remberance day
April 15 Tax day
last monday in may memorial day
june 14 united states flag day
july 4 US independence day
September 1 Constitution day
October 1 Republic Day
November 11 Veterans day
last thursday in november thanks giving
last friday in november black friday
December 6-7 Austin island independence day
December 24 christmas eve
December 25 christmas