A2311.02 [2342.AB] Amendment to the Elections Act

A2311.02 | Amendment to the Elections Act

@Legislators of the South Pacific,

There has been a seconded motion to adopt the modified proposed amendment to the Elections Act, to alter the dates in which elections take place for the Offices of the Delegate, Prime Minister & the Chair of the Assembly. The debate thread can be found here.

This is an amendment to constitutional legislation, according to the Legislative Procedure Act, requiring a majority greater than 60% to pass. The voting period will be 5 days, thus concluding on Tuesday, November 21st.


Please vote by poll if possible. If you cannot vote by poll, post ‘Aye’, ‘Nay’ or ‘Abstain’ in this thread. Please do not vote both by poll and by post. Comments and discussions belong in the debate thread and should be posted there.

The text of the amendment is as follows:

Should this proposed amendment be adopted?
  • Aye
  • Nay
  • Abstain
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CN2309 | Amendment to the Elections Act Passed

Final Result

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This was an amendment to constitutional legislation and required a 60% supermajority of votes in favour, excluding abstentions, to pass. The results are tabled as follows:

Type Tally Percentage of Vote Final Percentage
Ayes 31 83.8% 100.0%
Nays 0 00.0% 00.0%
Abstentions 6 16.2%
Total 37 54.4% of Legislators
Absent 31 45.6% of Legislators

In light of these results, the amendment passes, having reached the required supermajority.