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Special Election Of YE 43

The Special Election of YE 43 is a special called election in the Yamatai Star Empire that took place in YE 43.7.


In YE 43.1, after 10 years as Imperial Premier1) former Empress Ketsurui Yuumi stepped down for health reasons, leaving the position of Imperial Premier vacant2). In response, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko declared she would run for the office of Imperial Premier3).

In YE 43.6, Empress Himiko I issued “Decree 20: Special Election for Imperial Premier”, which specified that the Yamatai Star Empire would hold a special Empire-wide election YE 43.7.01, in which all citizens would be able to vote, and that these votes will be presented to the Senate of Yamatai for certification and election of the new Imperial Premier.4). Katsuko also conducted a PR campaign5).

Since her previous system, Hanako's Star, had fallen to the enemy in the Kuvexian Invasion of YE 41, Hanako announced that she would instead be running for office in for Senator of the Yamatai Star System6).


According to the decree, the special election day will also be used elections for any available senate seats. The method of election is multiple choice voting in which citizens can vote for one or more of their preferred candidates and the candidates with the most votes will win. To vote in the election one must be a registered citizen of the Yamatai Star Empire.


The results of the election were7):

  1. Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko, former Empress and former Taisho, was elected the Imperial Premier of Yamatai
  2. Taisho Ketsurui-Shinjuku Hanako, Director of Star Army Personnel, was elected the Senator for the Yamatai Star System. She had formerly served as senator for Hanako's Star
  3. Takagawa Hitomi, a former Chusa, was elected Senator for the Koukotsu star system
  4. Former Star Army soldier Pitz Ria was elected Senator for Shugosha System
  5. In spite of recent disapproval by the Empress, Iemochi Seinosuke stood strong and managed to hold on to his senate seat for the Virginia Star System

OOC Notes

Wes created this article on 2021/12/25 17:29.

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