August 2020 General Election

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August 2020 General Election
December 2019 General Election 15 Jul 2020 - 1 Aug 2020 June 2021 General Election

All 200 seats in the Cosa
101 seats needed for a majority
Eligible voters 152
Turnout 93 - 61.1% (Increase 5.6%)
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Leader Miestrâ Schivâ Ian Plätschisch Eiric Börnatfiglheu
Party FreeDem LCC NPW
Leader since 29 Jan 2019 10 Jul 2020 15 Sep 2019
Leader's seat MC (FreeDem) Senator (MM) Senator (BE)
Last election 84 new party 15
Seats won 99 73 28
Seat change Increase 15 Increase 73 Increase 13
Popular vote 46 34 13
Percentage 49.46% 35.56% 12.62%
Swing Increase 7.69% Increase 35.56% Increase 5.03%

Party standings in both Chambers after election

Outgoing Seneschal Presumptive Seneschal
Miestrâ Schivâ
Miestrâ Schivâ

The August 2020 General Election was held from July 15th to August 1st 2020/XLI. All of the Cosa was up for reelection, plus regularly scheduled Senate elections in Maritiimi-Maxhestic and Benito, and a special election in Cézembre. Six referendums on amendments to the Organic Law were also proposed.

Registered parties

Party Leader/Candidate Beliefs
  Free Democrats of Talossa (FreeDem) Miestrâ Schivâ Progressivism, liberalism, republicanism
  League of Centre Conservatives (LCC) Ian Plätschisch Pragmatism, moderate monarchism, reformism, conservatism
  New Peculiar Way (NPW) Eiric Börnatfiglheu Peculiarism, republicanism



Party Votes Share
  Free Democrats of Talossa 46 49.46%
  League of Centre Conservatives 34 35.56%
  New Peculiar Way 13 12.62%
Present/Invalid votes: 12

The Free Democrats fell precisely one seat (or two votes) short of an absolute majority. The monarchist LCC won more than 1/3 of the seats, giving it a veto over future Organic Law reform.

The ultimate outcome of the election was a coalition between the Free Democrats and the New Peculiar Way.

Senatorial races

Cézembre (special)

Cézembre Senate Special Election
Ián Tamorán 7 7
X. Pol Briga 5 6
Ián da Bitoûr (write-in) 1 -
Litz Cjantscheir (write-in) 1 -
FreeDem HOLD


Benito Senate Election
Eiric Börnatfiglheu 5
Istefan Perþonest 1
Mitchel Paul 1
Iason Taiwos 1
Erscheveþ da Schir 1


Maritiimi-Maxhestic Senate Election [1]
Ian Platschisch 3 *
Cresti Nouacastra-Läxhirescu 3

* Pursuant to Organic Law V.8., Sir A. Davinescu, as Grand-General Secretary of Maritiimi-Maxhestic, broke the tie in favour of Ian Platschisch.


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