State Assembly of Stachelort

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State Assembly of Stachelort
Staatsversammlung Stachelort

Type
Type Unicameral
Houses
Leadership
President Hans-Peter Jans
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Structure
Members 300
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Elections
Electoral system
Last election
First-past-the-post
December 10, 7580

Plenary Chamber of the State Assembly of Stachelort

The State Assembly of Stachelort is the parliamentary body of Stachelort. It was founded in 7545 RH and consists of 300 members who are popularly elected. The last election was on December 10, 7580, with members seated for their 5-year term on January 1, 7581.

Membership

Stachelort's constitutional document, the Framework of the Republic of Stachelort, sets the structure of the State Assembly fixed at 300 members. The members are elected by plurality of the voters in a first-past-the-post process. All citizens are qualified electors; in Stachelort, a man gains his citizenship upon completion of his compulsory service. Elections take place on the second Monday in December, twice each decade, in years ending in 0 and 5, with members serving 5-year terms with effect from January 1st of the year after the election. Members are elected according to the following breakdown:

To qualify for candidacy to the State Assembly, the person must be a sole citizen of Stachelort without criminal conviction and reside in the region he seeks to represent. Members must remain qualified during their term. A member cannot be dismissed from the State Assembly unless he fails to remain qualified or commits treason. Members may not serve more than three terms.

Functions

State Assembly Building in Seetor, Brücht.

The primary purpose of the State Assembly is to serve as the representative body of the citizens of Stachelort. In this regard, the State Assembly provides advice on governance to the Autokrat, the Council of Ministers, and any other organs of government as may be appropriate. Although the State Assembly may suggest laws and regulations, it does not have a legislative function.

Each newly elected State Assembly convenes on January 1st following their election. During this session, they designate a President as leader of the State Assembly. The President determines when the State Assembly shall meet, but must convene a plenary session at least annually. Each member of the State Assembly has one vote, but the President must withhold his vote if it will result in a tie. This constitutional stipulation has led to occasional high drama in efforts to keep the President from being able to vote on a matter. In order for the State Assembly to conduct business, at least one-quarter (75) of the members must be present.

   Republic of Stachelort   
General Coats of arms of StachelortFlags of StachelortFramework (constitution)
History
Political: Orkanan RealmDragar MonopolyConfederation of StachelortGreater Stoldavic EmpireDuchy of Stachelort
Conflicts: War of RestitutionTandem WarsPan-Anarian WarPreservationist Coup
Culture and Society
Language: Stoldish
Religion: OrkananThe FaithSadarisnismKamuran CelestialismIzha
Ethnicities: BrüchtDölmerAldsayCheltaiKarskTragoni
Society: Crime and punishmentGuildsLaws and regulationsNobility in Stachelort
Sport: SchleudernStickball
Government and Politics
Government: Autokrat (list) • Council of MinistersState AssemblySupreme Court
Ministries and agencies: State Economic CommissionStachelortbank
Law enforcement: Civil MilitiaFinance GuardiansState GuardState Protection Service
Political parties: Stachelortans First Party
Other: Protectorate of Aziland (colony) • Foreign relations
Military
Armed Forces: NavyArmySky Armada
Equipment: Awards and deorationsShipsUniformsWeapons
Economy Standard (currency) • Business in Stachelort (list) • GuildsInternational tradeBörse StachelortState Economic CommissionStachelortbankTaxation
Prominent people
Government officials: Nikolo Lusky (Autokrat)
Military leaders: Oswald von SußSepp von SpiessHendrik GeislerRudi von Vieth
Nobility: Former reigning Dukes (list)Duke LuitgerDuke Gunther Luitger
Historical figures: Lorenz SallerArndt Garber
Businessmen:
Geography
Marches: BrüchtHoystralandLeefitNesterlandNordrislandVestanfell
Cities: Seetor (capital city) • DoppeltzufluchtenHöfenborgLekkersing
Physical: ClimateFüssen GapMapsRinnRückgrat MountainsSettant SeaStachel HighlandsStolvic OceanStraits of Stelneck
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