Senate for the 54th Cosa

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The Senate for the 54th Cosa consists of eight members. Five were returned from the previous Senate, and three joined the Senate for the first time, with two of them having never held elected national office before.

Measures voted on by the Senate

The full Senate voted on one nomination in addition to the ordinary Clark business.

Nomination of Senator Lüc da Schir of Benito to be Lord President / Mençei

Submitted by: Beneditsch Ardpresteir (MA), concurred by Pinátsch (KA), Plätschisch (MM), Marcianüs (VD), del Val (FL), Válcadác’h (FV)

Vote summary

Question: On the Nomination
Vote Number: 1
Vote Date: December 15 to 16, 2019
Vote Result: Nomination approved
A roll call vote was not taken as per Rule 2, as a majority of senators endorsed the nomination in debate.

[Committee of the Whole] Marcianüs Hearing: Motion to Adjourn and Report

That the Committee do now adjourn and report to the Senate with the following: "The Committee of the Whole House has considered the nomination of S:reu Viteu Marcianüs to the position of Justice of the Uppermost Cort of Talossa and, having considered such, recommends S:reu Marcianüs for the said position." Submitted by: Açafat del Val (FL), concurred by Marcianüs (VD)

Vote summary

Question: On the Motion
Vote Number: -
Vote Date: January 27 to 30, 2020
Required For Passage: 1/2
Vote Result: Motion agreed to
Vote Counts: PËRs: 4
CONs: 1
AUSs: 2
Pinatsch (KA), Con
da Schir (BE), Aus
Merþedes (CZ), Not voting
del Val (FL), Për
Valcadac’h (FV), Për
Ardpresteir (MA), Aus
Plästchisch (MM), Për
Marcianüs (VD), Për


Partisan changes in the 54th Senate by province.
Light green: ex-RUMP hold; Red: FreeDem gain; Light red: FreeDem hold; Dark gray not up

Four senatorial elections were held concurrently to the April 2019 General Election: the normally scheduled races in Fiovâ, Florencia and Maricopa, and the special election in Cézembre.

Cézembre (special)

Amada Merþedes was elected at the second round of IRV elimination, with 50% of first preferences. She will serve in the Ziu for the first time. Notably, she will be ineligible to vote before March 29th 2020 due to being a citizen for less than a year, which will likely see her lose her seat.

Cézembre Senate Special Election
Amada Merþedes 6 7
Litz Cjantscheir (write-in) 2 2
Ián da Bitoûr (write-in) 2 2
Martì Vataldestreça (write-in) 1 1/0*
Txosuè Rôibeardescù (write-in) 1 0/1*
FreeDem GAIN from IND

*: Merþedes wins in the second round irrespective of which candidate between Vataldestreça or Rôibeardescù is eliminated.


Açafat del Val won the seat after a four-way tie in first preference votes. This is the first time the Florencian Senate seat is won by a non-monarchist since the very first incumbent, Danihel Laurieir, in 1997. Del Val has not served either in Cabinet or in the Ziu before.

Florencia Senate Election
Açafat del Val 1 (2) 2 2
Mximo Carbonel 1 (1) 1 (1) 1
Ieremiac'h Ventrutx 1 (0)(1) 1 (0) -
Breneir Itravilatx 1 (0)(0) - -
FreeDem GAIN from RUMP


Gödafrïeu Válcadác'h, Royal Archivist of Talossa and Scribe of Abbavilla, handily won reelection with no declared opponent.

Fiovă Senate Election
Gödafrïeu Válcadác'h 9
Miestrâ Schivâ (write-in) 1
Carlüs Xheraltescù (write-in) 1
Tamoran Montagnhard d'Açeradeireu (write-in) 1
FreeDem HOLD


Beneditsch Ardpresteir won at the second elimination round, with 50% of first preference votes, a 7% decrease for the RUMP from the latest contested election. FreeDem challenger Txoteu Davinescu only mustered 25% of the first preference vote, a 3% decrease compared to his previous attempt at the seat.

Maricopa Senate Election
Beneditsch Ardpresteir 6 7
Txoteu Davinescu 3 3
Cresti Siervicül (write-in) 1 (0)(1) 1
Munditenens Tresplet (write-in) 1 (0)(0)(0)(1) 1
Alejo Fernández (write-in) 1 (0)(0)(0)(0) -


Partisan control of the 54th Senate by province.

The members of the Senate for the 54th Cosa, listed in the order of the scheduled expiration of their terms, are:

Province Senator Senate Seat Contested
1 2 3 4 5 6
Maritiimi-Maxhestic Ian Plätschisch for 55th Cosa
Benito Lüc da Schir for 55th Cosa
Vuode Viteu Marcianüs Éovart Grischun for 55th Cosa
Atatürk Sevastáin Pinátsch for 56th Cosa
Cézembre Amada Merþedes vacant for 56th Cosa
Florencia Açafat del Val for 56th Cosa
Maricopa Beneditsch Ardpresteir for 57th Cosa
Fiovă Gödafrïeu Válcadác'h for 57th Cosa