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Sam Spade
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« on: April 21, 2007, 05:18:24 pm »
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There is a election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor being held for a term of office ending June 17, 2007 at 11:59:59 PM CST. 

The Southeast Region uses approval voting for Governor and Lieutenant Governor elections. 

List all persons who you would approve of as Governor and Lieutenant Governor, with the order not mattering. 

In the event that multiple candidates should be tied for the most approvals, a runoff will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, beginning at 12:00:00 AM CST and ending on Friday, April 27, 2007 at 11:59:59 PM CST.

The following people have requested that their names be placed upon this ballot, but you may write in the name of any Southeast resident in addition to or instead of these candidates:

Governor
[Write-in]

Lieutenant Governor   
[Write-in]

There are six initiatives up for a vote on this ballot, each proposed as per Article II, Section 1 of the Southeast Constitution

These initiatives are numbered #156 thru #161 and a brief summary of what each initiative does and a link to the full text of each initiative is given below.

Initiative #156
School Nutrition Initiative
This initiative controls certain types of foods and drinks served by public schools or schools that receive 10% of government funding.

Initiative #157
Respect for Roosters Initiative
This initiative bans cockfighting and any other public fighting of animals for sport.

Initiative #158
The Work is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative
This initiative amends the Southeast Fair Wage Initiative to increase the minimum wage from $5.75 to $7.00 for persons aged 15-17.

Initiative #159
Stand Your Ground Initiative
This initiative provides that a person who is attacked has no duty to retreat, has justification and excuse defenses from criminal prosecution and is excused from civil liability for his actions (among other things).

Initiative #160
The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative
This initiative allows for the creation of off-shore religious organizations and provides for fees and arrangements of such organizations.

Initiative #161
Emergency Powers Initiative
This initiative forbids governments from confiscating firearms in emergency situations.

Voting shall start on Saturday, April 21, at 5:30:00 PM (CST), and shall conclude on Tuesday, April 24, at 5:29:59 PM (CST).

This election shall be conducted in strict accordance with Article VII of the Southeast Constitution, as amended by Initiative #112

You must be a registered voter of the Southeast Region during the entire time this ballot is open in order for your vote to be valid.   

Votes cast before the election has begun or after it has concluded will be declared invalid. 

Editing a ballot disqualifies it. 

All discussion of the election must be conducted in a separate thread.

If you have any questions about voting or this election in general, please do not hesitate to send the presiding elections officer (me) a Personal Message.

States in the Southeast: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas.

OFFICIAL BALLOT
Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
[Write-in]

Lieutenant Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
[Write-in]

Initiatives
Please vote either Yes, No, or Abstain on each initiative.  The use of other phrasing will not necessarily render the ballot invalid, but may subject it to interpretation.

Initiative #156 (School Nutrition Initiative):
Initiative #157 (Respect for Roosters Initiative):
Initiative #158 (The Work Is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative):
Initiative #159 (Stand Your Ground Initiative):
Initiative #160 (The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative):
Initiative #161 (Emergency Power Initiative):
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« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2007, 03:57:31 am »
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Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of: Bono

Lieutenant Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of: Sam Spade

Initiatives
Please vote either Yes, No, or Abstain on each initiative.  The use of other phrasing will not necessarily render the ballot invalid, but may subject it to interpretation.

Initiative #156 (School Nutrition Initiative): Nay
Initiative #157 (Respect for Roosters Initiative): Nay
Initiative #158 (The Work Is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative): Nay
Initiative #159 (Stand Your Ground Initiative): Aye
Initiative #160 (The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative): Aye
Initiative #161 (Emergency Power Initiative): Aye
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« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2007, 05:11:31 am »
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OFFICIAL BALLOT
Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
Bacon King
Bono
DWPerry
Sam Spade
StatesRights
Ron Dubya

Lieutenant Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
Bacon King
Bono
DWPerry
Sam Spade
StatesRights
Ron Dubya

Initiatives
Please vote either Yes, No, or Abstain on each initiative.  The use of other phrasing will not necessarily render the ballot invalid, but may subject it to interpretation.

Initiative #156 (School Nutrition Initiative): Nay
Initiative #157 (Respect for Roosters Initiative): Aye
Initiative #158 (The Work Is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative): Aye
Initiative #159 (Stand Your Ground Initiative): Aye
Initiative #160 (The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative): Aye
Initiative #161 (Emergency Power Initiative): Aye
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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2007, 10:14:58 am »
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OFFICIAL BALLOT
Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
Sam Spade

Lieutenant Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
Bono

Initiatives
Please vote either Yes, No, or Abstain on each initiative.  The use of other phrasing will not necessarily render the ballot invalid, but may subject it to interpretation.

Initiative #156 (School Nutrition Initiative): Yes
Initiative #157 (Respect for Roosters Initiative): Yes
Initiative #158 (The Work Is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative): Yes
Initiative #159 (Stand Your Ground Initiative): Yes
Initiative #160 (The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative): No
Initiative #161 (Emergency Power Initiative): Yes
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« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2007, 10:53:16 am »
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OFFICIAL BALLOT
Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
Bacon King
Bono
DWPerry
Sam Spade
StatesRights
Ron Dubya

Lieutenant Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of:
Bacon King
Bono
DWPerry
Sam Spade
StatesRights
Ron Dubya

Initiatives
Please vote either Yes, No, or Abstain on each initiative.  The use of other phrasing will not necessarily render the ballot invalid, but may subject it to interpretation.

Initiative #156 (School Nutrition Initiative): Nay
Initiative #157 (Respect for Roosters Initiative): Aye
Initiative #158 (The Work Is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative): Aye
Initiative #159 (Stand Your Ground Initiative): Aye
Initiative #160 (The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative): Aye
Initiative #161 (Emergency Power Initiative): Aye

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« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2007, 03:34:59 pm »
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Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of: Bono (if he wants the job, that's fine with me)

Lieutenant Governor Election
List all candidates who you approve of: Sam Spade

Initiatives
Initiative #156 (School Nutrition Initiative): Nay
Initiative #157 (Respect for Roosters Initiative): Nay
Initiative #158 (The Work Is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative): Nay
Initiative #159 (Stand Your Ground Initiative): Aye
Initiative #160 (The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative): Nay
Initiative #161 (Emergency Power Initiative): Aye
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« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2007, 07:06:03 pm »
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This voting booth is now closed.  Results soon.
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« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2007, 07:14:57 pm »
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OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION

Governor Election
[Write-in] Bono 4
[Write-in] Sam Spade 3
[Write-in] Bacon King 2
[Write-in] DWPerry 2

Bono elected Governor.

Lieutenant Governor Election
[Write-in] Sam Spade 4
[Write-in] Bono 3
[Write-in] Bacon King 2
[Write-in] DWPerry 2

Sam Spade elected Lieutenant Governor.

Initiatives
Initiative #156 (School Nutrition Initiative): 1 Aye, 4 Nay
FAILS

Initiative #157 (Respect for Roosters Initiative): 3 Aye, 2 Nay
PASSES

Initiative #158 (The Work Is Work No Matter What Your Age Initiative): 3 Aye, 2 Nay
PASSES

Initiative #159 (Stand Your Ground Initiative): 5 Aye, 0 Nay
PASSES

Initiative #160 (The Off-Shore Religious Organizations Initiative): 3 Aye, 2 Nay
PASSES

Initiative #161 (Emergency Power Initiative): 5 Aye, 0 Nay
PASSES
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