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IMPORTANT NOTICE:
The ballots papers in this election are different

The ballot papers in this election will be used for both the General Election and Referendum Exercise.

Cast your ballot only if you have reached a decision on all the questions being presented.

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Next Election

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Polling Period

The polling period where eligible voters may cast votes in-person usually spans over a period of 48 hours from 4PM UTC+0 of the start date to 4PM UTC+0 of the end date

Postal voting opens 24 hours before the opening of the polls

Voting System (Mixed Member Proportionate)

Mixed Member Proportionate (MMP) is a system is where the percentage of votes a party gets determines the percentage of the seats they have in Parliament.

January 2020 Election Parties

In randomized format

Party NameParty Code
National Organisation for DemocracyNOD
United WolvHavenUWH
WolvHaven Architect PartyWAP
National OrduhNOU

Next Referendum

The next upcoming referendum is:

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Referendum Information

The Permanent Residency Referendum is a referendum designed to gather public opinion and input on the implementation of the Permanent Residency (PR) Rank – a new rank to be inserted between the existing Visitor and Citizen ranks.

How will it be conducted?

5 Separate Questions will bed asked in the ballot. Afterwhich, the final results of all of the five questions will be combined to determine the recommended implementation of the PR rank.

Voters will write down the letters (A or B) corresponding to their preferred choice.

Am I eligible to vote?

If you are eligible to vote in a General Election, you are eligible to vote in the referendum.

What are the questions and their options?

QuestionOption AOption B
Should the PR Rank be introduced?Yes
I support the insertion of a rank between [Visitor] and [Citizen]
No
I do not support the insertion of a rank between [Visitor] and [Citizen]
Should the PR rank be introduced, how should the PR rank be implemented? Current Citizens shall not be demoted to PR rank.
I do not support any form of demotion of anyone who has obtained the [Citizen] rank
Citizens who have committed serious crimes or who have a large number of previous offenses shall be demoted to PR rank.
I support the demotion of current [Citizen]s to the PR rank only if they have committed serious crimes, and/or offenses.
What shall be the criteria for promotion from PR to Citizen? Remove the need for an introductory letter and allow PRs with 1 warning to be promoted
Prospective Citizens will require:
– PR for at least 1 week
– A second round of background checks
– No bans and no more than one active warning in the past 3 months
– Monthly citizenship quota not exceeded
No changes to the provisions of the Permanent Residency Act, 2018
Prospective Citizens will require:
– PR for at least 1 week
– Self-introduction document with information such as rationale for joining server and what they can contribute to the server
– A second round of background checks
– No bans or active warnings in the past 3 months
– Monthly citizenship quota not exceeded

What shall be the criteria for demotion to PR rank? Allow for inactive citizens to be demoted to PR rank
Citizens who have one of the following will be demoted to PR Rank
– One unappealable permanent ban
– Two appealable permanent bans
– Four temporary bans due to warnings
– Eight imprisonment periods
– Convicted of acts of treason (e.g. espionage on behalf of foreign entities)

– Inactivity on the server
No changes to the provisions of the Permanent Residency Act, 2018
Citizens who have one of the following will be demoted to PR Rank
– One unappealable permanent ban
– Two appealable permanent bans
– Four temporary bans due to warnings
– Eight imprisonment periods
– Convicted of acts of treason (e.g. espionage on behalf of foreign entities)
What shall be rights and privileges afforded to PRs?Provide PRs with the same rights and privileges as citizens, except the right to participation in parliament and vote at elections
PRs will receive the same benefits as citizens, but will not be given:
– Eligibility to vote in server elections
– Eligibility to form or join political parties
No changes to the provisions of the Permanent Residency Act, 2018
PRs will receive the same benefits as citizens, but will not be given:
– Eligibility to vote in server elections
– Eligibility to form or join political parties
– Ownership of public housing units
– Permission to apply for Architect rank
– Permission to apply to build in Gardellia
– Further leniency from enhanced Visitor penalties for offenses committed

Who can vote?

You do not need to register to vote. Simply turn up to a polling station and vote if you are eligible.

You can vote as long as you are:

  • Ranked [Citizen] or above
  • Are not banned on the server during the polling period

What can I vote for?

Eligible voters may vote for:

  • WolvHaven Parliament (General Elections)
  • Referendums

How do I vote?

In WolvHaven, you may vote in either 2 ways: In-person or via Post.

Voting in Person

Voting is as easy as 1 2 3

  • Get a ballot
    Report to a polling station and obtain a ballot from the dispenser
  • Fill & Sign
    Mark the ballot in accordance with the instructions provided – make no other markings on the ballot. Sign and close your ballot. You can enter anything you like for the name.
    • If you make a mistake, do not worry. As long as you have not dropped a signed ballot into the ballot box, you can simply discard of the ballot paper and obtain a new one from the dispenser.
  • Drop it in
    Insert your signed-and-closed ballot into the ballot boxes at the polling station

Rules of the ballot box:

  • You have only officially voted if you have submitted a signed-and-closed ballot.
  • Submission of more than one signed-and-closed ballot will disqualify the votes in both ballots.
  • Your vote is secret
  • Respect the privacy of other voters

Postal Voting

You may do a postal vote if you are unable to vote in person for any of the following reasons

  • No internet connection available on the computer
  • Hospitalization
  • On Holiday
  • Pre-arranged event before polling period
  • Are unable to join the server during the polling period
Postal Voting Template for this election differs

The postal voting template in this election will be used for both the General Election and Referendum Exercise.

Submit your postal vote only if you have reached a decision on all the questions being presented.

For more information on the Referendum Exercise, please visit the Referendum section of this website.

To submit a postal vote, direct message SilverWolv#3476 on Discord with the following information:

Required InformationAcceptable Format(s)
Username:TEXT
Reason for being unable to vote in person:TEXT
Party code:
Of the party you are voting for
3-LETTER PARTY CODE
PR Referendum Q1:
“Should the PR Rank be introduced?”
A or B
PR Referendum Q2:
Should the PR rank be introduced, how should the PR rank be implemented?
A or B
PR Referendum Q3:
“What shall be the criteria for promotion from PR to Citizen?”
A or B
PR Referendum Q4:
“What shall be the criteria for demotion to PR rank?”
A or B
PR Referendum Q5:
“What shall be rights and privileges afforded to PRs?”
A or B

Rules of Postal Voting:

  • You must vote in person as long as you have joined the server during the polling period
    • Using apps such as pickaxe chat or minechat to connect to the server is also considered as having joined the server
  • Postal votes of individuals who have joined the server during the polling period will be voided, and their in-person vote shall be considered instead

Where do I go to vote?

The following are the currently approved voting stations:

  • City Hall, WolvHaven City (4H) | Map

Run for election

  1. Please state your interest and have the following ready
    • Party details
    • Party wiki page
    • Party manifesto
  2. Register your party’s interest using the party registration form below
  3. All parties with existing elected seats must also register their interest
  4. Parties that are running together must have the same list of candidates in order of preference to enter parliament as agreed by all parties on all their wiki pages.

Party registration form

Election Regulations

Cooldown Period

The cooldown period starts 24 hours before the opening of the polls through to the closure of the polls.

During the cooldown period, no campaigning is to be allowed for any party by any individual.

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