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In the aftermath of Brexit, Trump's backing away from TTIP, and the huge success of anti-EU parties at the Dutch, Finnish and Danish parliamentary elections, a forgotten organisation faces an unexpected revival...


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The EC total is 435 (house seats)+2 per state (there's 81 states there, each with 2 senate seats)+ 3 (DC). I found the votes for each state by messing around with spreadsheets.
Interesting. I was just pouring over Gallup's world leader approval by country, and I'm considering whether I should spend the time to get the detailed results and make something out of it...
 
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Elections following great catastrophes tend to be transformative, and the 1932 one, the first election of the High Kingdom of Aurelia after it emerged from the remnants of the Federated Realms of Albion and Hibernia, was no exception.

The Grand War of 1924-1929 shattered the vast North American lands of Albion-Hibernia into three. The Pacific realms of Alaska, Oregon and California, the southern realms of Louisiana and Christania, and the vast north-eastern lands of "Albish North America". In between was the victorious communist realm of the Union of Agrarian and Industrial Communes. Many people in Albion-Hibernia found this a great humiliation and turned their anger on to the Farmer-Liberals.

The Farmer-Liberal government was facing oblivion, and even the insertion of the "Secondary Opposition" in the Constitutional Convention [as a transparent move to hold on relevancy after their then-inevitable collapse] didn't energise Farmer-Liberal campaigners as they went to doors and heard many of their once-faithful voters say "Sorry, I'm voting Tory" or "I'm a Democrat now" or even the rare "Law and Order for me". The Farmer-Liberal brand was seemingly tainted by the defeat in the Grand War. Their leader, beleaguered Primary Secretariat Sixten Blomgren, didn't make it any easier as he was the one who signed the unpopular treaty ending the Grand War.

The Conservatives under Jerónimo Santos [known nation-wide for his famous hat] campaigned on "Peace at Home, with Strong Borders". Despite calls for a militaristic policy, the Tories elected to push peace and reconstruction, which proved a sensible move as even though people were angry at the defeat, they were also tired of war. Strongly criticising Blomgren for "mishandling the war", the Tories casted doubt that he would not "mishandle the peace as well". Pushing the knife in further, they declared that the Farmer-Liberals were "no longer the party of the farmer, nor that of the liberal". Indeed, the Tories all-but-paraded ex-FLP candidates and their advertisements in the cinemas had them as prominent figures. The "Confessions of a Farmer-Liberal" advertisements became well-known by the populace.

The Democrats, Aurelia's reformist-socialist party, found themselves in a dilemma. The Grand War has discredited the far-left at least temporarily, yet the trade unions were hesistant to allow the Democrats to shift further to the centre to take in more of the disillusioned Farmer-Liberal vote who weren't prepared to vote Tory. Their lackluster result compared to expectations reflected their milquetoast approach which satisfied nobody. Cadfael Rees nevertheless held on the leadership after successfully arguing that the Democrats, now the primary Opposition, should have stability if they are to aim for government.

Diarmaid Ó Raghallaigh's Party for Law and Order was hardly one that promoted law and order, more militarism and authoritarianism. Law and Order militia regularly disturbed the newspaper frontpages, yet their ideology proved appealing to an angry segment of the populace. Cries for "Making Albion Great Again" drowned out protests and even Ó Raghallaigh's demagogic speeches. Unfortunately for them, single-transferable vote preferred moderate parties.

And what of the Communist Party? The great party of 1923, with a record thirty-five AMs sitting on the opposition benches, split terribly a year later between the "Agrarianists" (agrarian communists who argued for revolution now) and "Municipalists" (urban communists who argued for "building up to the revolution"). The revolt in the UAIC was spurred by radical Communists, and the Agrarianists withdrew from Parliament in solidarity, reducing the Communist parliamentary party to 19. As the war turned against the Federated Realms, the Communists split further between those that wanted to throw their hat in with the successful Agrarianist revolution, and those that was hesistant. With the government suspending and arresting the more radical Communists, some defected to the Democrats arguing that "the revolution must always come via the ballot" [those people became known as "Left-Democrats" and made up a respectable number of the Democratic bench]. The remnant was only seven AMs, those who threaded a careful needle between government suppression and compromising with the bourgeois. Unsurprisingly enough, the election reduced this number only further, to only three. Their leader Pierre Chrétien was not one of those three.

The election showed one thing. It showed that a new nation was prepared to start a new era, turning the page on the old Tory-Liberal duopoly, and enter a new, uncertain, era full of unknowns. As Primary Secretariat Apikalia Kalākaua summed up decades later: "It was the conclusion to a period of national renewal".
 
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Now do one with all of Europe as American states for the win
Just a bit of staring into the abyss.

Electric Boogaloo 2: ASBack to the Future

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Barron develops differing opinions to his father and eventually distances himself from the GOP entirely. Down the line he runs for Governor of NY on an Blue Dog-esque Independent platform and succeeds, something none of his siblings were able to achieve. Meanwhile, Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky have a rocky divorce. Charlotte ends up learning at her dad's feet as a investment banker and eventually moves up to become a lobbyist, then a legislator. Her views are noticeably less liberal-minded than her lineage. When 'The Baron' decides to run for the Democratic nomination and 'The She-Wolf of Wall Street' moves on to domestic politics, hilarity ensues.
So the electoral college is gone? I imagine previous administration would do something about it. I mean I'm guessing there wasn't a lot of thought put into this scenario, but has WWIII happened yet?
 
Arising at the end of the Thirteenth Republic of Madagascar, the Fourteenth Republic, more commonly known as the Great Republic of Madagascar, was a political entity that did away with endless military coups and subjugation of the nation by primitive, backwards oligarchs. Maxime Ranympanjaka, the first president of the Fourteenth Republic, was a serious reformer. A devout patriot, Maxime radically reformed the country, bringing the island of Madagascar up to modern standards and transforming the army. One of the first tests for the newly modernized Malagasy Armed Forces would be the First Arabo-Malagasy War.

The Comoros were quite close to Madagascar, despite being an Arab nation culturally. And, while Madagascar had reformed exceptionally, the Comoros were still comparatively subpar. Arguably to protect the Malagasy soil, the government of Madagascar attempted to "resolve" the problem of Arab dominance over the Comoros. While still seen as prestigious, the Arab Union has failed to reform its country due to the sway of the conservative clergy over the country, the corrupt Senate, and the massive damage the downfall of oil industry brought to the Middle East. Soon, the Arab Union and Madagascar fought a war. The theoretically bigger, theoretically more experienced Arab army was theoretically superior to the comparatively small Malagasy armed forces, but it turned out that the Arab navy was very badly equipped and unexperienced in comparison to the disciplined, cunning, ferocious Malagasy naval forces. The entire world shifted their focus towards the "primitive" African island as it subjugated the Arab Union and added more and more island nations to its sphere. The Parliament of the Madagascar slowly began to be dominated by militarists. However, Madagascar would not be considered truly a great power until they defeated another great power, the Federation of Greater India.

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"When the unhappy and deluded multitude...shall become sensible of their error, I shall be ready to receive the misled with tenderness and mercy ! and in order to prevent the inconveniencies which may arise from the great distance of their situation, and to remove as soon as possible the calamities which they suffer, I shall give authority to certain persons upon the spot to grant general or particular pardons and indemnities, in such manner, and to such persons as they shall think fit; and to receive the submission of any Province or Colony which shall be disposed to return to its allegiance. It may be also proper to authorise the persons so commissioned to restore such Province or Colony, so returning to its allegiance, to the free exercise of its trade and commerce, and to the same protection and security as if such Province or Colony had never revolted."

Offer's still open, lads.
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More to come in the future
 
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