Politics of East Anglesbury

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Parties

Name L/R Ind Size
National Party NAT Centre Right Pro-Ingerland Big Four
Green Party GRE Centre Left Pro-Aorangëa Big Four
Democratic Party DEM Centre Pro-Ingerland Big Four
Liberal Party LIB Centre Pro-Aorangëa Big Four
Workers' Party WOP Left Pro-Ingerland Medium
???  ??? Right Pro-Aorangëa Medium
Unionist Party UP Centre Left Status Quo Medium
Independence Party  ??? Centre Right Pro-Independence Medium

Assembly of East Anglesbury

East Anglesbury Assembly

Composition

The territory is divided into 13 constituencies. Each constituency elects three assembly members using Single Transferable Vote. This usually results in two seats for the majority camp - Pro-Ingerland or Pro-Aorangëa - and one seat for the other camp. Occasionally a neutral candidates wins a seat as well, while Pro-Independence candidates rarely win seats. The electoral system favors large parties and locally strong parties and is vulnerable to gerrymandering, albeit to a lesser extend that first-past-the-post systems.

Also members of the assembly since the abolition of the upper house are:

  • Three hereditary peers, which are members as long as they hold the title.
  • The next four in the succession to the Ingerish Throne resident in the territory for six month, unless they are descendants of an assembly member already selected as one of the three hereditary peers or of an assembly member selected from the succession to the throne which is ranked higher.
  • Four temporary peers elected by a electorate composed of other hereditary peers.
  • up to seven appointed by the Governor General, only once each, for seven years.

When one of the elected members leaves the assembly, a by-election for the vacated seat is held. As only one seat is up for election, the seat is usually won by the strongest party, even when the vacated seat was not from the strongest party. When one of the perpetual hereditary peers or one from the line of succession leaves the assembly the rules are then reapplied for the four seats from the line of succession. When an elected peer gets one of the perpetual or line-of-succession seats his seat becomes vacant. At every assembly election, that peer's seat becomes vacant who is in the assembly for the longest time since his last election. When an elected peer's seat becomes vacant the hereditary electorate elects anew peer by a majority of two thirds plus one vote.

2018 election

Changes since the last election

On October 13th 2015 Cassius Humphreys, 14th Duke of Derleyshire gave his title to his daughter, Laura Humphreys, 15th Duchess of Derleyshire. She therefore took his assembly seat for the Dukedom of Derleyshire. As he did not lose his position in the line of succession - between HRH Rudolph, Duke of Wharry and Lord Spencer Russell - and was not a disqualified by his daughter's membership, he took his seat as second qualified person in the line of succession. Lady Maud Mortimer lost her seat, as ahe was now only the fifth qualified person in the line of succession.

before after
Earl Jennings of Bravicarry and Shies
Cassius Humphreys, 14th Duke of Derleyshire
Lady Woodward of the Western Shires
HRH Rudolph, Duke of Wharry
Lord Spencer Russell
Lord Albert Taylor
Lady Maud Mortimer Decrease
Earl Jennings of Bravicarry and Shies
Laura Humphreys, 15th Duchess of Derleyshire Increase
Lady Woodward of the Western Shires
HRH Rudolph, Duke of Wharry
Duke Cassius Humphreys of Derleyshire
Lord Spencer Russell
Lord Albert Taylor

On June 4th 2016 the Duke of Wharry moved to Ingerland. As he was disqualified for non-residency, his daughters were no longer disqualified for being his descendants. Lord Albert Taylor lost his seat, as he was now only the fifth qualified person in the line of succession.

before after
HRH Rudolph, Duke of Wharry Decrease
Duke Cassius Humphreys of Derleyshire
Lord Spencer Russell
Lord Albert Taylor Decrease
HRH Princess Shannon of Wharry Increase
HRH Princess Naomi of Wharry Increase
Duke Cassius Humphreys of Derleyshire
Lord Spencer Russell

Results

All 13 constituencies had all their seats up for election. Lady Bower's seat as elected hereditary peer was also up for election. No opponent was standing and she was re-elected without election.


Constituency 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Hereditary
Perpetual
Line of
Succession
Hereditary
Elected
Appointed
Result

































Pro Ingerland
Neutral
Pro Aorangëa
Pro Independence none

Seat Change Summary

Name Seats Change
National Party 13 Increase 3
Liberal Party 9 Decrease 1
Democratic Party 6 Increase 1
Green Party 6 Decrease 1
Unionist Party 4 Steady
Line of Succession 4 Steady
Elected Peers 4 Steady
Perpetual Peers 3 Steady
Workers' Party 1 Decrease 2
Pink Elephant Party 1 Steady
Others 3 Steady
Speaker of the House 1 Steady


Constituency Change
2 NAT from GRE
4 NAT from DEM
5 DEM from LIB
6 NAT from WOP
7 DEM from WOP