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...
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Monday, 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.Contact Name:David A Elston
Monday, 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...Contact Name:David A Elston
Friday, 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...Contact Name:David A Elston
Monday, 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
...Contact Name:David A Elston
Thursday, 15 June, 2017 - 19:30
Things are always in a weird way after a General Election here in the UK, and it really goes without saying that this definitely applies right now. But things must go on as normal, and it is with that that I continue, as the Pirate Party UK Nominations Officer, uphold my pirately duties.
As per the party constitution, it is a requirement that I, on behalf of the party, should announce any vacant Board and NEC positions where an election can take place every 26 weeks. As such, I am happy to report that we are currently seeking the appointment of two Governors to the party's Board....Contact Name:Jason Winstanley
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