Ahoy fellow Pirates,
Our NEC internal elections are due with nominations opening 27th October. This will be our two-yearly full NEC election, for the positions of Leader, Deputy Leader, Nominating Officer, Treasurer and Party Secretary with a recent change removing the office of Campaign Officer.
A full timetable for the election is here:
- 27th October: Nominations open
- 10th November: Nominations close & Campaigning starts
- 17th November: Voting opens
- 24th November: Voting closes & Campaigning ends
Harley Faggetter / Mark ChapmanMonday, 23 October, 2017 - 21:45
Ahoy fellow Pirates,
David A ElstonMonday, 23 October, 2017 - 15:45
Czech Pirate Party (Česká pirátská strana) made massive gains recently in their National Government, winning 22 seats making them the third largest party, polling only 0.5% behind Civic Democratic Party, the 2nd largest party but making significantly larger gains.
This 10.8% vote share is an 8.1% increase on their 2013 figures, where they polled 2.7% but didn't qualifty for any representatives.
David A Elston, Pirate Party UK Acting Leader said, "We send our congratulations to the Czech Pirate Party for their dramatic achievement. They have demonstrated that the...
David A ElstonMonday, 16 October, 2017 - 19:45
Standing five Pirates in Luxembourg's 2017 communal elections, Pirate Partei gained 33,566 (1.3%) votes under their Proportional Representation system, which entitles them to three representatives.
David A Elston, Pirate Party UK Acting Leader said:
"Congratulations to the Luxembourg Pirates who gained three seats in the communal elections recently.
"While it is difficult to compare voting systems and different countries, this goes a long way towards further demonstrating two very important things: Firstly, there is an international calling to place more Pirates in...
David A ElstonFriday, 14 July, 2017 - 10:15
Board of Governors 2017 By-Election Summary
Samuel Mills, Noah Stride and Jeb Hedges are declared elected after counting 20 ballots using ERS97 STV. There were 5 candidates for 3 seats (including RON).
There were zero spoilt (aka empty) ballots cast and 20 valid ballots cast across the 5 candidates.
The bar charts below show the vote counts for each candidate in each round.
Yellow – Votes carried over from previous round
Green – Votes received in this round
Red – Votes transferred away in...
David A ElstonMonday, 3 July, 2017 - 19:15
Hello fellow Pirates
We are now well into the campaign period for the internal by-election for the three vacant seats on our Board of Governors.
Polls will open 6th July at 18:30 and close 13th July at 18:30. The voting system used is STV.
The following nominations have been received and are displayed in order received:
- Sam Mills, seconded by Harley Faggetter
- Noah Stride, seconded by Matt Johnson
- George Pender, seconded by Mark Chapman
- Jeb Hedges, seconded by David A Elston
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