August 2022 Cascadia general election

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August 2022 Cascadia gubernatorial election
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← Office established August 17, 2022 September 2022
 
Completion rate
as of 11:02 GMT
Turnout 51.5%
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Candidate SayerQT ToasterBurnt
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Hometown Olympia Port McNeill
Running mate EstiQT CatPerson136
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Popular vote 14 3
Percentage 82.35% 17.65%
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This map shows results by electoral division. See results below.
Governor before
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The August 2022 Cascadia general election was the first monthly general election in Cascadia to elect the Governor of Cascadia and all twelve seats in the House of Representatives for one-month terms, as well as electing the Chief Judge of Cascadia for a two-month term. These were the first elections to be held in Cascadia. It was held from August 16 to August 17, 2022, under the new constitution ratified that same year. SayerQT and EstiQT were elected as the 1st Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Cascadia. This was the first of three elections in Cascadia to not be held on the third Sunday of a month, prior to the ratification of the 2nd amendment to the first Constitution of Cascadia, and one of two elections where the Chief Judge was directly elected, prior to the ratification of 4th amendment to the Provisional Constitution.

Electoral system

Governor

The Governor of Cascadia was elected by First-past-the-post (FPTP) voting due to only two candidates being on the ballot. In this system, voters cast a single vote for a single candidate, and whichever candidate gets the most votes after the voting period has ended, they are elected governor. The voting period lasts for roughly twenty four hours. Voters may mark only one candidate.

House of Representatives

Members of the House of Representatives were elected by score voting from 4 constituencies with three seats. In this system, voters give each candidate a score, the scores are added (or averaged), and the candidate with the highest total is elected. The voting period lasts for roughly twenty four hours.

Electoral boundaries

Interim Governor SayerQT issued the Decree of Electoral Law, in which the borders of districts in the House of Representatives as well as seat magnitude were issued for the following election.

Chief Judge

The Chief Judge of Cascadia was elected by First-past-the-post (FPTP) voting due to four candidates being on the ballot. In this system, voters cast a single vote for a single candidate, and whichever candidate gets the most votes after the voting period has ended, they are elected chief judge. The voting period lasts for roughly twenty four hours. Voters may mark only one candidate.

Gubernatorial election

Gubernatorial candidates

Declared candidates

Gubernatorial candidate Political office(s) Lieutenant gubernatorial candidate
SayerQT.png SayerQT Mayor of Olympia EstiQT (TA).png EstiQT
ToasterBurnt.png ToasterBurnt Mayor of Port McNeill CatPerson136.png CatPerson136

Non-eligible candidates

Gubernatorial candidate Political office(s) Lieutenant gubernatorial candidate
ImLitten.png ImLitten Mayor of Helena None
ViolentVampire.png ViolentVampire Mayor of Neah Bay Himself

Campaign

Applications were opened on August 13. ToasterBurnt was the first to announce their candidacy. ImLitten of Helena also announced their candidacy, but their application was invalid since they did not choose their Executive Council. SayerQT announced her candidacy, stating that she would prioritize increasing activity and towns as much as possible, while also starting the creation of a strong cascadian government system that can provide for the towns, citizens, and mayors alike". ViolentVampire was the last to announce his candidacy. This candidacy however was seen as mostly as a shitpost, as it only consisted a part of Palpatine's Declaration of a New Order, as well as his Executive Council picks being only himself. In the end, SayerQT and ToasterBurnt were the only valid candidates for this election.

Results

For more in depth results, see Results breakdown of the August 2022 Cascadia general election

Candidate Running mate Hometown Preference
Votes %
SayerQT.png SayerQT EstiQT Olympia 14 82.35
ToasterBurnt.png ToasterBurnt CatPerson136 Port McNeill 3 17.65
Total votes 17 100.0

Turnout was 51.5% of eligible voters.

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Legislative election

East (3 seats)

August 2022 election: East
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August 17, 2023
All 3 East seats to the House of Representatives
Candidate FPv% Order
Vorobyevite 11 (73.3%) ☑ 1st
shattered2907 10 (66.7%) ☑ 2nd
YoplaitFlips 9 (60.0%) ☑ 3rd
ImLitten 6 (40.0%)
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Previous Representatives Elected Representatives
Constituency established shattered2907
Vorobyevite
YoplaitFlips
Last election Next election
None September 2022

Created by the Electoral Law Decree for the first election of the House of Representatives, the district was geographically defined as all of Cascadia's territory east of the Cascade Mountains, which included parts of southern British Columbia and much of Montana. The district was mainly centered on the town of Spokane, but also included the towns of Helena and Kelowna.

Candidates

Candidate Political office(s) Hometown
ImLitten Mayor of Helena Helena
shattered2907 Spokane
Vorobyevite Mayor of Spokane Spokane
YoplaitFlips Spokane

Results

For more in depth results, see Results breakdown of the August 2022 Cascadia general election

Candidate R1 %
Vorobyevite 11 73.3 Elected
shattered2907 10 66.7 Elected
YoplaitFlips 9 60.0 Elected
ImLitten 4 40.0 Lost
Total 36 240.0 3 electors

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Northwest (3 seats)

August 2022 election: Northwest
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August 17, 2023
All 3 Northwest seats to the House of Representatives
Candidate FPv% Order
EstiQT 12 (60.0%) ☑ 1st
CatPerson136 9 (45.0%) ☑ 2nd
ToasterBurnt 7 (35.0%) ☑ 3rd
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Previous Representatives Elected Representatives
Constituency established CatPerson136
EstiQT
ToasterBurnt
Last election Next election
None September 2022

Created by the Electoral Law Decree for the first election of the House of Representatives, the district was geographically defined as all of Cascadia's territory north of the capital of Olympia. It encompassed most of Vancouver Island as well as most of western British Columbia. It included the towns of Victoria, Bend, and Port McNeill.

Candidates

Candidate Political office(s) Hometown
CatPerson136 Mayor of Bend Bend
EstiQT Mayor of Victoria Victoria
ToasterBurnt Mayor of Port McNeill Port McNeill

Results

For more in depth results, see Results breakdown of the August 2022 Cascadia general election

Candidate R1 %
EstiQT 12 60.0 Elected
CatPerson136 9 45.0 Elected
ToasterBurnt 7 35.0 Elected
Total 28 140.0 4 electors

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Salish (3 seats)

August 2022 election: Salish
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August 17, 2023
All 3 Salish seats to the House of Representatives
Candidate FPv% Order
ViolentVampire 22 (88.0%) ☑ 1st
Supesu_ 18 (72.0%) ☑ 2nd
xX_cMac_Xx 16 (64.0%) ☑ 3rd
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Constituency established Supesu_
ViolentVampire
xX_cMac_Xx
Last election Next election
None September 2022

Created by the Electoral Law Decree for the first election of the House of Representatives, the district was geographically defined as encompassing most of northwestern Washington, including the Olympic Peninsula and Puget Sound. The major settlement in the region was Neah Bay.

Candidates

Candidate Political office(s) Hometown
Supesu_ Neah Bay
ViolentVampire Mayor of Neah Bay Neah Bay
xX_cMac_Xx Seattle

Results

For more in depth results, see Results breakdown of the August 2022 Cascadia general election

Candidate R1 %
ViolentVampire 22 88.0 Elected
Supesu_ 18 72.0 Elected
xX_cMac_Xx 16 64.0 Elected
Total 56 224.0 5 electors

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Southwest (3 seats)

August 2022 election: Southwest
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August 17, 2023
All 3 Southwest seats to the House of Representatives
Candidate FPv% Order
Arathorn52 25 (65.7%) ☑ 1st
xBest_Name_Everx 22 (62.9%) ☑ 2nd
cheeseballfluffy 21 (60.0%) ☑ 3rd
Bubba_Tea 20 (57.1%)
TheTavyo1 19 (54.3%)
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Constituency established Arathorn52
cheeseballfluffy
xBest_Name_Everx
Last election Next election
None September 2022

Created by the Electoral Law Decree for the first election of the House of Representatives, the district was geographically defined as the urban area of the City of Olympia, as well as the mountain town of Gifford Pinchot located on Mount Adams. The district also included much of southern Washington, with the constituency's borders ending at the Columbia River. The district is posthumously known as Olympia, an alternative name to Southwest.

Candidates

Candidate Political office(s) Hometown
Arathorn52 Olympia
Bubba_Tea Olympia
cheeseballfluffy Olympia
TheTavyo1 Olympia
xBest_Name_Everx Olympia

Results

For more in depth results, see Results breakdown of the August 2022 Cascadia general election

Candidate R1 %
Arathorn52 25 65.7 Elected
xBest_Name_Everx 22 62.9 Elected
cheeseballfluffy 21 60.0 Elected
Bubba_Tea 20 57.1 Lost
TheTavyo1 19 54.3 Lost
Total 105 300.0 7 electors

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Chief judge election

Mandated by Article V of the first Constitution of Cascadia, the Chief Judge of Cascadia was to be elected directly by the citizens of Cascadia for a two-month term. This was one of two elections where the Chief Judge was elected until the ratification of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of Cascadia.

Candidates

Candidate Political office(s) Hometown
Bubba_Tea Olympia
Furballen Mayor of Vancouver Vancouver
Supesu_ Neah Bay
xBest_Name_Everx Olympia

Results

For more in depth results, see Results breakdown of the August 2022 Cascadia general election

Candidate R1 %
Bubba_Tea 6 35.29 Elected
Supesu_ 5 29.41 Lost
Furballen 4 23.53 Lost
xBest_Name_Everx 2 11.76 Lost
Total 17 100.0

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