Seneppi

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8, -42.1227, 143.3826
The Great State of Seneppi
Seneppi
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Flag
Motto:
"Promoveo, proficio, progredior"
English: "Advance, Advance, Advance"
Constituent state ofFlag of the FSA.svg Federal States
CapitalAnnagawi (180,000)
Largest cityWallawaukee (1,182,000)
Official languagesIngerish
 • Regional languagesFranquese
DemonymSeneppian
Government
 • GovernorTrisha Owanawa
 • Vice GovernorBlake Allen
LegislatureSeneppi State Legislature
 • Upper houseSeneppi Upper House ("Senate")
 • Lower houseSeneppi Lower House
Population
 • Estimate (2017)4,984,000
TimezoneWUT +9

Seneppi, officially the State of Seneppi or the Great State of Seneppi, is a state in the Grand Lakes region of the Federal States. Seneppi borders Lake Sauganash to the west, (Grand Lake 1) to the east, Walkegan to the north, and Arbenon and neighboring country Naexma to the south, and is across (Grand Lake 2) from Makaska. Its capital is at Annagawi, and its largest city is Wallawaukee. The Wallawaukee metropolitan area, including Brighston and Trenchent, is among the country's most populous.



OGFmapicon.png 42.1227 S, 143.3826 E
Seneppi
Official Name:
The Great State of Seneppi
Other Names:
The Mallard State, The Two Waters State, The Great State

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Motto:
Promoveo, proficio, progredior
English: Advance, Advance, Advance
Status State of Federal States
Capital Annagawi (180,000)
Largest city Wallawaukee (1,182,000)
Geography
Population
Demonym Seneppian
Population 4,984,000 (2017)
Government
Governor Trisha Owanawa
Transport
Airports Wallawaukee Foley-Fillmore International Airport, Gramercy Metropolitan Airport
Passenger Rail ConnectSeneppi, state funded ArchRail
Metro Heavy Rail in Wallawaukee and Gramercy, Light Rail in Franklinsburgh



Etymology

Seneppi comes from the native _____ word "Isinepi", meaning two waters, likely from the state's location between two of the grand lakes, Lake Sauganash & ______. However the name is also similar to the word for mustard in many languages, causing some confusion.

History

Native Archantans

Franquese Settlement in Franklinsburgh

___ Compromise and Ingerish claim

___ Purchase, Seneppi Territory

Statehood

Industrial Era

Canals

Agriculture

Manufacturing and Shipping

Railroads

Industrial Decline, Growth in Tech and Banking

Today

Geography

The majority of Seneppi's population is along the eastern side of the state along (Grand Lake 1) or at the southwest along Lake Sauganash. The northwest part of the state is largely rural and home mostly to smaller farming towns. Overall, northern Seneppi is fairly flat, with several lakes and rivers affecting the topography, while southern Seneppi sees a bit more variation and more hilly forest areas.

Climate

Seneppi is a Grand Lakes state with a largely warm summer humid continental climate. During the winter months (June-August), Seneppi experiences significant amounts of lake effect snow, averaging 25 to 35 inches.


Climate data for Wallawaukee
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30
(86)
25
(77)
24
(75)
17
(63)
10
(50)
5
(41)
2
(36)
4
(39)
11
(52)
17
(63)
22
(72)
28
(82)
16
(61)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
17
(63)
14
(57)
9
(48)
5
(41)
−1
(30)
−5
(23)
−2
(28)
1
(34)
6
(43)
12
(54)
20
(68)
8.1
(47)
Source: National Atmospheric Institute

Counties

A map of all 29 of Seneppi's counties.

Seneppi consists of 29 counties, with Chester County being the most populous and Wisgana County having the lowest population.

Name of county Population Area (sq. mi) County Seat Largest Locality Location
Alkete 92,000 Alkete Alkete
Annagawi 213,000 Annagawi (capital) Annagawi (capital)
Ashewick Ashewick [[]]
Brighhurst 386,000 Brighston Brighston
Bynes [[]] [[]]
Cheboygan 94,000 Lake Glen Lake Glen
Chester 1,459,000 Wallawaukee (largest city) Wallawaukee (largest city)
Clint 49,000 Clinton Clinton
Dundee 733,000 Gramercy Gramercy
Ellenwood 103,000 Ellenwood Ellenwood
Franklins 402,000 Franklinsburgh Franklinsburgh
Giiwa Giiwa Giiwa
Hanaska Hanaska Keyboyl
Joward Joward Fort Persons Military Base
Mallard [[]] [[]]
Marshdan Marshdan [[]]
Miraun 112,000 Miraun Miraun
Murphy Murphysport Murphysport
Nanackery 139,000 Rachelle Rachelle
Persons 356,000 Personsboro Personsboro
Ralita Sistead Fork Meadowside
Saint Monarde Croberts [[]]
Seneca Seneca Covenshaw
Shannonaw Shannonaw Shannonaw
Sosenaw 21,000 [[]] [[]]
Tenohasha [[]] [[]]
Trenchent 206,000 Trenchent Trenchent
Wallinepi [[]] [[]]
Wisgana 4,200 [[]] [[]]

Metropolitan Areas

State Government

Politics

Seneppi districts by party lean.


Due to its high urban and suburban population, Seneppi is a slightly-liberal leaning but mostly moderate state with some more conservative pockets in rural areas. As a whole, Seneppi is moderate but not right-wing. Polarization of the [center-left] and [center-right] party and the resulting collapse of the state [center-right] party in the 60s led to the rise of the Centrist Independent Party (CIP) in the 60s-90s. As such, state politics are generally dominated by the Centrist Independent Party and [center-left] parties, with the [center-right] party only really being competitive in Gramercy and rural areas. Seneppi is somewhat unique in that the moderate Centrist Independent Party usually has the most influence in state politics, being competitive in both major cities and rural areas due to their non-ideological problem solving focus and balance between providing services like green energy, housing and public transit, and emphasis on business-friendly policies and public-private partnerships.

Most Seneppi political races are more or less two-way races, either between the Centrist Independent Party and the [center-left] Party in major cities like Wallawaukee and Franklinsburgh and their suburbs, or between the [center-right] Party and the Centrist Independent Party in rural areas. The Gramercy area is unique in that its status as a declining manufacturing city tends to make it competitive among all three major parties. Seneppi also frequently sends Centrist Independent Party members and independents to Parliament/Congress. Seneppi also recognizes minor parties such as the [libertarian] party, [socialist] party, and [environmental] party, but to date none have held any major state or statewide offices, though the [libertarian] party has picked up a couple local offices in rural areas.

Seneppi also frequently acts as a swing state in presidential elections, usually going for the more moderate candidate.

Major State Parties

  • Seneppi Centrist Independent Party (CIP)- competitive statewide, largest number of seats in legislature, most members
  • [center left] Party of Seneppi- competitive in large cities, college towns, and some towns and suburbs
  • Seneppi [center right] Party- mainly just competitive in rural areas and Gramercy

Minor State Parties

  • [libertarian] Party of Seneppi- sometimes competitive as an alternative to the [center-right] party in rural areas and small towns
  • Seneppi [environmental] Party- seen as a one issue party and largely ignored with Centrist Independents and [center-left]s also focusing on environmental issues
  • Seneppi Socialism and Democracy Party- generally unpopular and seen as too extreme due to moderate leaning of most of the state

State Legislature

The Seneppi State Legislature is a bicameral legislature with an Upper House (often unofficially known as the "State Senate") and a Lower House. The Upper House is elected based on 3 regions made of smaller legislative districts voting at-large for seven legislators each, adding up to 21 total, while the Lower House is based on 14 legislative districts each electing five legislators, adding up to 70 total. The Upper House allows rural areas to have a bit more power while the Lower House is region by region.

State Governor

The governor and vice governor run separate campaigns and once elected act in many ways as co-governors. However, only the governor has the power to veto or sign legislation and has final say on decisions made. The vice governor helps advise the governor as his or her right hand man/woman, does many similar duties, and takes over if something happens to the governor. Both are elected via statewide election. Unlike many other states, Seneppi's governor has the power of the line item veto, but line item vetos can be overturned by the legislature by a simple majority, unlike normal vetoes that require a supermajority. Both are elected for 2 year terms, staggered by one year.

Representatives in the F.S. Legislature

(to be determined once national government system is decided upon)

Airports

Seneppi is home to three major international commercial airports: Wallawaukee Foley-Fillmore International Airport and secondary Wallawaukee Vernon International Airport serving the Wallawaukee metro, and Gramercy Metro International Airport serving Gramercy, Clinton, and surrounding areas. Franklinsburgh Annagawi Captial National Airport also has a small number of commercial flights serving the Franklinsburgh and Annagawi metropolitan area.

Railways/Intercity Transit

ArchRail

Wallawaukee acts as a major ArchRail hub. Franklinsburgh is also a major ArchRail station for several regional ArchRail lines. The State of Seneppi funds several shorter distance ArchRail lines connecting to cities like Gleason, OT and Lake City, MN, and helps pay for the ArchRail Southern Corridor trains east to Stanton, NC.

ConnectSeneppi (Intercity Rail)

ConnectSeneppi, sometimes listed as ConnectSN, is a statewide intercity transit network primarily specializing in intercity commuter rail. Formerly known as the Seneppi Intercity Railroad, the system went through a recent rebranding (partially due to replacing the Alkete line with a bus and adding the Wallawaukee-Miraun-Giiwa Connector). ConnectSeneppi's network is often a lifeline for certain cities like Gramercy that have struggled to maintain jobs, allowing people to commute to other cities for work. Counting the Foley-Fillmore AirportDirect, seven ConnectSN rail lines exist, largely radiating out from Wallawaukee but with some lines having hubs in Personsboro and Franklinsburgh as well.

A map of the ConnectSeneppi system. The system consists of rail corridors radiating mostly out of Wallawaukee and bus connectors serving smaller cities.

Local Subways/Light Railways/BRT

Wallawaukee and Gramercy each have their own metro systems. Trenchent and Franklinsburgh have major light rail systems. Personsboro has a street-running bus rapid transit network.

Roadways

Education

Culture

State Symbols and Nicknames

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