Rhinoceros Party of Abelden

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Rhinoceros Party of Abelden
LeaderHoratio Eden
Founded7 August 2017
Dissolved1 December 2017
Merged intoUnited Rhinoceros Party
Membership  (2017)3
IdeologyPragmatism
Official colors               Blue, white, green (tricolour)
     Black (customary)
Party flag
Abelden Rhino.png

The Rhinoceros Party of Abelden (RPA) was a political party based in the Abeldane Empire. It was founded on 7 August 2017 by Max Pollack, who based it on the Rhinoceros Party of Jupiter. Though originally it was widely seen as a satire party, it eventually became a serious force in Abeldane politics, defining itself as a pragmatist party.

Its final leader was Horatio Eden, a former IPA member.[1] Eden was the leader of the official opposition in the 7th Reichsversammlung, and the RPA was part of the official opposition to the Langford government, alongside the Federalist Party. The RPA only participated in one election, in August 2017.[2] The RPA merged with the Federalist Party in December 2017 to form the United Rhinoceros Party.

Electoral performance

Vorsitzender

Election year Candidate Result
1st pref votes % (1st pref)
2017 IV Horatio Eden   19 32.76%

Stellvertreter

Election year Candidate Result
1st pref votes % (1st pref)
2017 IV James R. Frisch[N 1]   21 36.84%

Legislative

Election year 1st pref votes % seats won +/- Government Ref.
2017 IV 7 12.28%
2 / 17
in opposition [3]

Notes

  1. The Rhinoceros Party endorsed the Federalist James R. Frisch's candidacy for Stellvertreter in the August 2017 elections.

References

  1. Kârjasary, Tarik. "Abeldane elections: What do the candidates stand for?" The SiV Phonograph. 21 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. Ross, David. LIVE: Abeldane General Election, August 2017. L'Sydunche. 21 August 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  3. Kârjasary, Tarik. Reichswahlkommission Official Statement - Abeldane elections August 2017. Reichswahlkommission. Retrieved 21 September 2017.