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    The 1887 Election
    #1
    Election ‘87

    With the recent resignation of Balthazar Urquart comes, predictably, the election of a new leader of Wizarding Britain! The election itself will take place IC on December 13th and OCC from December 2nd to 13th, with campaigning starting now! Do you have interested characters? Excellent. We want them.

    STEP ONE
    Post the following form below on the applicable account, provided that they…
    • Are at least half-human
    • Are 21+ years of age
    • Are alive (sorry, no ghosts!)
    • Have 25+ IC posts
    • Have been active for at least one month (as of the day you enter them)
    Once your post has been liked by a member of staff, you can move on! Please register on or before October 15th.
    Code:
    [b]Character:[/b]
    [b]Age as of September 1, 1887:[/b]
    [b]Notable Accomplishments:[/b]
    [b]Political Leaning:[/b] Far Right, Centre-Right, Centre, Centre-Left, Far Left

    STEP TWO
    Submit an article to the Daily Prophet indicating your character’s intention to run. This article should be written by you yourself and include a bit of background on your character. It should be no fewer than 100 and no more than 400 words in length. This should be published by Ian Pengloss from September 8th to October 31st. Once your article has been published, you can move on!

    STEP THREE
    Campaign! Campaigning can help earn you realism votes (dictated OOC), as well as help to get your name out there for characters to see. What might campaigning entail?
    • Hosting campaign events and rallies*
    • Have these covered in the DP or WW
    • Attending various events and schmoozing
    • Closed-door conversations
    • Publishing a platform in the DP—this should be separate from your announcement for running
    • Posting campaign posters on the community bulletin, or purchasing ad space (UC/MC only—clear with @Ophelia Dippet) in WW
    • Publishing a candidate profile in the DP or WW
    Of course, these are just general ideas. Speak to myself or @Cassius Lestrange with any questions or suggestions!

    *These will not be given forums because otherwise that will get out of hand quickly xD

    CATCHES
    • Only six candidates will make it on the final ballot. On November 1st, staff will decide who four of these are based on qualifications and effort thus far. The remaining two slots will be filled at randomly from the remaining candidates! We will limit these slots to one per player.
    • Candidates can have rumours—positive or negative—circulate about them at any time, without any basis in fact, and without consent.
    • If your character falls inactive at any time and for any reason from the day you sign up until the election, they’re out.
    • If elected, things like character death must be approved by staff with notice. We also will reserve the right to NPC your character in terms of articles should she/he/they fall inactive after election.

    But Kayte, what about the actual voting? As in the past, we’ll be doing a combination of IC voting (for eligible characters), OOC voting (for those who don’t have eligible voters), and Realism Votes to make up the rest of the Wizarding World. A complete list of eligible voters will be released late in November :)

    Got questions? Post ‘em!

    [-] The following 1 user Likes Odira Potter's post:
       Cassius Lestrange
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    set by the unparalleled lady
    #2
    Character: Ichabod Malcorvus
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 37
    Notable Accomplishments: Founder of the Malcorcus School of Advanced Magic, Magical Academic with a long reputation. Former Auror
    Political Leaning: Far Right
    [-] The following 1 user Likes Ichabod Malcorvus's post:
       Odira Potter
    Ichabod is aloof but generally polite to halfbloods and muggleborns, but affable with purebloods, and known purists.  It is unlikely that he would have given you a reason to think he was an ass.  

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    Bee is awesome! <3
    #3
    Character: Justin Ross
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 41
    Notable Accomplishments: In the Ministry for the past 23 years. Hit Wizard 1863-1875, Squad Chief 1875-1886, DMLE Assistant Head 1886-1886, DMLE head 1886-Present. Appointed to the Wizengamot in 1884.
    Political Leaning: Centre-Left
    [-] The following 1 user Likes Justin Ross's post:
       Odira Potter
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    SET BY BEXY <3
    #4
    Character: Stephen Flint
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 36
    Notable Accomplishments: Head of House Elf Relocation office [1876-1881], Assistant Head for the Dept. RCMC [1881-1884], Head of the Dept. RCMC [1885-Present]
    Political Leaning: Centre-Right
    [-] The following 1 user Likes Stephen Flint's post:
       Odira Potter
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    #5
    Character: Herschel Dawlish
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 96
    Notable Accomplishments: Translator 1813 — 1825
    Member of the Wizengamot 1825 — Present
    Interrogator 1857 — 1885
    Chief Warlock 1885 — Present
    Political Leaning: Center right
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       Ellory Pendergast, Odira Potter

    RUNE. SET. MAKE. WOAH. AMAZING.
    #6
    Character: Eugene Scamander
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 34
    Notable Accomplishments: Head of the Misuse of Muggle Artifacts Office 1877-present, Wizengamot Member 1884 - present
    Political Leaning: Centre-Left
    [-] The following 4 users Like Eugene Scamander's post:
       Cassius Lestrange, Ellory Pendergast, Leander Grantham, Odira Potter
    perfectly golden Eugene!set by Nolan!

    #7
    Character: Conrí Power
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 25
    Notable Accomplishments: Shop Owner from Early [1886 to Present] (He says dealing with his wife turning into a child for the first two weeks of his marriage should count.)
    Political Leaning: Centre-Left
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       Aamiya Power, Odira Potter
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    #8
    Hey pals! I'm here in a Hagging capacity. I am only publishing one announcement article per day on a first come first serve basis, so it is in your best interest to submit your articles ASAP if you want them to be published sooner rather than later. Make sure that you follow all the instructions in Kayte's 'approved candidate' PM, or I can't schedule them until you do. Thanks! :D
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       Ellory Pendergast, Elsie Beauregard, Odira Potter, Ophelia Dippet
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    #9
    Character: Roman Crouch
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 29
    Notable Accomplishments: Senior Undersecretary to the Minister of Magic (1886-present), member of the Wizengamot (1886-present), DMLE Lawyer (1878-1886)
    Political Leaning: Centre-Right
    Roman wears glasses now... sometimes.
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    #10
    Character:Antonia Greyback
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 32
    Notable Accomplishments: Founder of Magical Franchisment League, advocate for magical equality and parity of esteem for all magical creatures.
    Political Leaning: Far Left
    [-] The following 1 user Likes Antonia Greyback's post:
       Cassius Lestrange
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    Amazing Set by Rune! <3
    #11
    Character: Barnabas Malfoy
    Age as of September 1, 1887: 73
    Notable Accomplishments: Supreme Mugwump of the International Confederation of Wizards (1880-present)
    British Seat Holder on the International Confederation of Wizards (1872-present)
    Wizengamot Seat Holder (1873-present)
    Head of the Department of Magical Co-Operation (1844-1872)
    Assistant Head of the Department of Magical Co-Operation (1841-1844)
    Senior Undersecretary to the Minister for Magic (1835-1841)
    Political Leaning: Centre right
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       Annabelle Scrimgeour, Ellory Pendergast, Gertrude Baker, Odira Potter
    Barnabas walks with a cane after a dragon-related injury; rest 
    assured the dragon was killed and the handle of his cane was modelled to resemble it.
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