Wyke Social Democrat Party

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Wyke Social Democrat Party
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Party name Wyke Social Democrat Party
Micronation Republic of Wyke
Leader Ben Lawson
Established 24th June 2010
Ideology -
Political position Centre Centre left
Colours Blue
Anthem To be decided


The Social Democrats are the ruling party in the Republic of Wyke. They won a majority of 1 seat in the July 2010 Wyke General Election. The party has been the centre of controversy after the 2010 election after one of its members was found guilty of electoral fraud.

Membership

The party has 5 members, 3 of which are elected MPs, with the party's fourth seat being left vacant.

2010 election

The Social Democrats won 4 seats in the July 2010 elections, giving them an overall majority of 1.

Controversy

After the July 2010 elections, an investigation was opened, looking into possible vote rigging by a member of the Social Democrat Party, Jason Young. He was found guilty of electoral fraud and banned from participating in party politics for six months. The trial also brought about the suspension of Ben Lawson for contempt of court, although this was overturned on appeal.


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Wyke
People

Ben Lawson

Politics

Social Democrat Party
Constituencies:
Murrayfield North
Murrayfield South | Victoria East | Victoria West
Wyke Dictatorgate Scandal

Geography

Murrayfield (capital) | Victoria