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Istalian Empire
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Politics and Government
of the Istalian Empire

Emperor of the Istalians

Prime Minister of the Empire
Council of Ministers
National Assembly
of the Istalian Empire
Judiciary of Istalia
Political parties in Istalia
Elections in Istalia
Elections in Istalia occur within the framework of a democratic representative parliamentary monarchy. A part the Emperor, who is a hereditary Head of State, public officials in the legislative and executive branches as well as at the local level are either elected by the citizens or appointed by elected officials. Referendums may also be called at the initiative of the head of government, the legislative or citizens to consult the citizenry directly on a particular question.

ElectionsEdit

National electionsEdit

At the national level in Istalia are held elections to renew the 681-member National Assembly of the Istalian Empire for a 4-year term. Early elections can be called after a motion for early elections or a destructive vote of no-confidence against the Government. Early elections can be requested by parties and needs of the majority of the assembly to vote in favor. As per Constitution, the Emperor, on request of a resigning Prime Minister, can dissolve the legislature.
There are no term limits for the members of the National Assembly.


Regional electionsEdit

At the regional level the citizenship of each Region elects a local Regional Council, with currently 137 or 136 members, elected for a 4-year term, and a Regional Governor, elected in a first-past-the-post system. Regional elections take place at the same time as national elections.
No term limits are in place for regional offices.


Municipal electionsEdit

Alongside national and regional elections, in each istalian municipalities citizens elect directly the head of the municipal executive, the Mayor, through a first-past-the-post system and a Municipal Council, both for a 4-year term. The mayor is assisted by an executive body, a communal committee, whose members are appointed by the Mayor.


ReferendumsEdit

In Istalia, although few have historically been organized, referendums can be proposed on initiative of the Government, the legislature, and citizens (after having collected at least 10% signatures of all registered voters). However, to preceed with the proposed referendum, it is required that the absolute majority of the national legislature vote in favor to a motion of authorization.
These referndum shall not carry the force of law until it is implemented as legislation by the national legislature, although the Assembly is not obliged to implement the results of the referendum into law.
The referendum must be organized concurrently with the first general election after the approval of its motion of authorization.
Any proposed referendum, prior the motion of authorization, are subject to judicial review by the Supreme Court which can reject it if it is judged as in conflict with the Constitution, international treaties, or primary legislation passed by the National Assembly.

Electoral systems Edit

For the directly elected collegiate bodies of Istalia, at the national as well as local level, is used a proportional electoral systems. At the national level the territory is divided in 5 costituencies, corresponding to the 5 istalian regions, and the seats are allocated on proportional representation basis per region.

ResultsEdit

The following is a chronological list of the elections and their results held in Istalia since the foundation of the Istalian Empire in 4571. 

List of elections, 4575 - presentEdit

Election Results Government Parliament Prime Minister
4575
  • __ Istalian Nationalist Party (413) (±N/A)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (268) (+153)
Istalian Nationalist Party majority (413) Istalian elections 4575 Faisal Saeed
4580
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (349) (+81)
  • __ Istalian Nationalist Party (332) (-81)
National Alliance for the Empire majority (349) Istalian elections 4580 Damiano Valenti
4584
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (266) (-83)
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (238) (±N/A)
  • __ Istalian Nationalist Party (177) (-155)
Socialits & Democrats - Istalian Nationalist Party Coalition (415) 2584 Istalian Elections Paolo Tarso
4586
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (533) (+295)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (148) (-118)
Socialists and Democrats majority (533) 2586 Istalian Elections
4590
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (528) (-5)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (153) (+5)
Socialists and Democrats majority (528) 2590 Istalian Elections
4594
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (535) (+7)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (146) (-7)
Socialists and Democrats majority (535) 4594 Istalian Elections
4598
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (266) (-269)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (222) (+76)
  • __ Worker's Republican Party (110) (±N/A)
  • __ Civic Liberty (83) (±N/A)
Socialits & Democrats - Worker's Republican Party Coalition (376) 2598 Istalian Elections
4602
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (395) (+129)
  • __ Republican Nationalist Movement (219) (±N/A)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (67) (-155)
Socialists and Democrats majority (395) 2602 Istalian Elections
4606
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (305) (-90)
  • __ National Conservative Party (125) (±N/A)
  • __ Republican Nationalist Movement (97) (-122)
  • __ Left Bloc (96) (±N/A)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (58) (-9)
Socialists & Democrats - Left Bloc Coalition (401) 4606 Istalian Elections
4610
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (258) (-47)
  • __ Left Bloc (203) (+107)
  • __ National Conservative Party (145) (+20)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (75) (+17)
Socialists & Democrats - Left Bloc Coalition (461) 4610 Istalian Elections Rania Mossadeq
4614
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (202) (-56)
  • __ National Conservative Party (167) (+22)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (140) (+65)
  • __ Left Bloc (117) (-86)
  • __ Communist Party of Istalia (55) (±N/A)
Socialists & Democrats - Left Bloc - Communist Party Coalition (374) 4614 Istalian Elections
4618
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (141) (-61)
  • __ Natural Law League (129) (±N/A)
  • __ National Conservative Party (119) (-48)
  • __ Communist Party of Istalia (111) (+56)
  • __ Left Bloc (91) (-26)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (90) (-50)
Hung parliament 4618 Istalian elections
4621
  • __ Left Bloc (145) (+54)
  • __ Natural Law League (129) (-)
  • __ National Conservative Party (117) (-2)
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (97) (-44)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (90) (-)
  • __ Istalian National Party (80) (±N/A)
  • __ Truth and Liberty (23) (±N/A)
Natural Law League - Conservative Nationalist Party - National Alliance for the Empire - Istalian National Party Coalition (416) 4621 Istalian Elections Leo Tomassi
4625
  • __ Social Liberal Party (120) (±N/A)
  • __ National Conservative Party (107) (-10)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (95) (+5)
  • __ Left Bloc (83) (-62)
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (76) (-21)
  • __ Istalian National Party (68) (-12)
  • __ Natural Law League (68) (-61)
  • __ Truth and Liberty (64) (+41)
Social Liberal Party - Left Bloc - Socialists&Democrats - Truth and Liberty Coalition (343) 4625 Istalian Elections Camilla Padovano
4629
  • __ Istalian National Party (141) (+73)
  • __ Natural Law League (129) (+61)
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (105) (+29)
  • __ National Conservative Party (102) (-5)
  • __ Left Bloc (90) (+7)
  • __ Truth and Liberty (61) (-3)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (53) (-42)
Istalian National Party - Natural Law League - National Conservative Party (372) 4629 Istalian Elections Amelio Perrelli
4631
  • __ National Conservative Party (140) (+38)
  • __ Natural Law League (138) (+9)
  • __ Left Bloc (129) (+39)
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (115) (+10)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (84) (+31)
  • __ Truth and Liberty (75) (+14)
National Conservative Party - Natural Law League - National Alliance for the Empire (362) 4631 Istalian Elections Augusto Aloia
4635
  • __ Natural Law League (129) (-9)
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (120) (+5)
  • __ National Conservative Party (110) (-30)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (105) (+21)
  • __ Renacentist Front (92) (±N/A)
  • __ Truth and Liberty (68) (-7)
  • __ Left Bloc (55) (-74)
  • __ Out of the Debt Bloc (2) (±N/A)
Natural Law League - National Conservative Party - National Alliance for the Empire (344) 4635 Istalian Elections Teodoro Carraro
4639
  • __ Natural Law League (130) (+1)
  • __ National Conservative Party (128) (+18)
  • __ National Alliance for the Empire (118) (+13)
  • __ Renacentist Front (97) (+5)
  • __ Socialists and Democrats (89) (-31)
  • __ Truth and Liberty (63) (-5)
  • __ Left Bloc (56) (+1)
Natural Law League - National Conservative Party - National Alliance for the Empire (376) 4639 Istalian Elections
4642
4646
4650
4654
4658
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