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GO VOTE! Vote in the Spring 2024 Election

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NO MATTER WHAT YOUR REASON IS, GO VOTE! (SONG BY LULU MOON)

Voting begins tonight! Starting at 8 pm (ET) on the 26th of May, citizens can cast their vote for who they want to represent them in the San Andreas Legislature. Voting closes on the 2nd of June at 8 pm (ET). Be sure to look back through Shout’s Spring 2024 Election coverage to help better understand the candidates and what they stand for. You can also catch the debates, previously live broadcasted by Weazel News here.

How does the Election Work?

Voting in the state of San Andreas operates under a different principle than other states. We use single transferable vote (STV) which allows you to vote for the candidates in order of preference. The candidate in the first box is your most preferred candidate. You can rank all the candidates in order, but this is not a requirement for voting.

If your first preference comes last, your vote will transfer to your second preference. This process repeats until all the seats are filled or if a candidate you have preferred reaches the required quota to be elected. Still confused? Here is a fun video explaining it all, and if you want to learn more, you can watch this follow up video as well.

How do I vote?

Erin Murphy, Stella Day, Rhylee Finke, and Maxine Finch voting at City Hall. (Photo Credit: Liz Barber)

Alright, voting time. In this state, voting is conducted at City Hall. If this is your first time voting in San Andreas, don’t worry; you’re already registered to vote! Voting takes place in the lobby at City Hall.

To vote, you will need to approach the polling assistants behind the white tables. You can find them by turning right from the entrance of the lobby area, towards the courthouse side of the building.

Poll workers stand ready to help you cast your votes (Photo Credit: Erin Murphy)

The polling assistants will hand you a ballot. You will need to fill out that ballot, submit it appropriately in order for you vote to be cast, and that’s it! You have just voted in the General Election.

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  1. Alex Ciron

    May 27, 2024 at 12:14 am

    What is the point of voting when the president can step in and do as he wants. Democracy is dead and this is a zombified corpse of a system.

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