October 2017 General Election

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October 2017 General Election
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December 2016 General Election 15 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017 July 2018 General Election

All 200 seats in the Cosa
101 seats needed for a majority
Eligible voters 195
Turnout 122 (62.52%)
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Leader Lüc da Schir Éovart D. Grischun Miestrâ A. Schivâ
Party MRPT RUMP FreeDem
Leader since 11 Aug 2014 early 2017 May 2017
Leader's seat Senator (BE) Senator (VD) MC (FreeDem)
Last election 79 79 47
Seats won 83 58 48
Seat change Increase 4 Decrease 4 Increase 1
Popular vote 47 33 27
Percentage 41.59% 29.20% 23.89%
Swing Increase 1.97% Decrease 1.93% Increase 0.31
Leader Txosuè É. Rôibeardescù Mximo Carbonel
Party HAT REP
Last election new party 9
Seats won 7 4
Seat change new party Decrease 5
Popular vote 4 2
Percentage 3.54% 1.77%
Swing new party Decrease -2.95%

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Seat apportionment for the 51st Cosa

Outgoing Seneschal Appointed Seneschal
Lüc da Schir
MRPT
Lüc da Schir
MRPT

The October 2017 General Election was held from 15 September 2017/XXXVIII to 1 October 2017/XXXVIII and elected members to the 51st Cosa and also filled three Senator seats for Cézembre, Florencia, and Maricopa.

Elections to six provincial assemblies and five referenda to ratify amendments to the Organic Law were conducted as well. The election was the last to be administered by Secretary of State, Marti-Pair Furxheir.

122 ballots were cast.

Registered parties

Five national political parties were registered for the October 2017 election:

Party Beliefs
  Free Democrats of Talossa Progressivism, liberalism, republicanism
  Moderate Radical Party of Talossa (MRPT) Centrism, constitutional monarchy, liberalism
  Recruits for Upholding the Monarchy and its Principles (RUMP) Monarchism, conservativism, derivativism
  Republican Party Populism, republicanism
  Happiness for Talossa Party

Compared to the previous elections, HAT registered as a new party. Write-in party IEVAAP, represented by ex-Progressives Owen Edwards and Vit Caçeir, did not run in any form, and thus no post-Progressive parties were represented in the 51st Cosa.

Results of the Cosa elections

Results of the General Elections are as follows:

Party Votes Seats
Moderate Radical Party of Talossa 47 83
RUMP 33 58
Free Democrats of Talossa 27 48
HAT 4 7
Republican Party 2 4