Ahoy fellow Pirates and electioneers!
As of 22:00 Friday the Nominations period had closed and the campaign period opened for the Pirate Party UK internal NEC election. Campaigning can continue up until voting ends, 24th November at 22:00 with voting itself opening 17th November at 22:00.
The following nominations as of today have been found to be valid by myself and the two official election monitors. If you wish to contest that the nominations below are valid, e-mail nominations@...
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Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 - 21:30
Ahoy fellow Pirates and electioneers!Contact Name:David A Elston
Friday, 27 October, 2017 - 14:00
Ahoy fellow Pirates!
As of 22:00 today the Nominations period will commence for elections to the Pirate Party UK NEC. Nominations will close 10th November at 22:00, which will also be the start of the Campaign period.
If you'd like to take part and put yourself forward as a candidate, then take a look at the description of the NEC and the specific roles in the NEC Code of Practice and look for what you need to do...Contact Name:David A Elston
Monday, 23 October, 2017 - 21:45
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
...Contact Name:Harley Faggetter / Mark Chapman
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.
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...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
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