Social Liberal Union Prevention of Ties Act
|Social Liberal Union Prevention of Ties Act|
|Enacted by||Open Parliament|
|Date enacted||16 July 2012|
|Date repealed||22 August 2012|
|Introduced on||10 May 2012|
|Voting began||6 July 2012|
|Required majority||Simple majority|
|Vote results||7 Yea, 0 Nay, 0 Abstain|
Definition of a tied election
1.1. A tied election is any election in which more than one nation has received the greatest number of votes following all procedures outlined by the election administrator, including preferential voting (if required).
Means of breaking a tie
2.1. If a tie results, the members of the Cabinet plus the Speaker of the Union will vote to determine the winner of the election. Their results of their vote will be made public within 24 hours of the end of the Parliament's election.2.2. When voting to break the tie, abstaining is prohibited.