Southern Territories by-election, 2015

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The Southern Territories by-election of 2015 was held in January 2015 to elect the North Antarctic and Qavaqaqqaqqanitqeqertaquit representatives to the Mercurian Parliament. Voting took place in 240 constituencies, each electing one representative, using the instant-runoff voting system.

Overview

This was the first election in North Antarctica and Qavaqaqqaqqaniitqeqertaq since they were incorporated into Mercury. In North Antarctica, the Mercurian parties contested all , whereas in Qavaqaqqaqqaniitqeqertaq, only Qavaqaqqaqqaniitqeqertaquit parties contested.

National parties

North Antarctic parties

Qavaqaqqaqqaniitqeqertaquit parties

Results

North Antarctica

Political party Leader Candidates Votes Elected % of votes % of seats
Livingston Democrats William Robertsen 57 544,231 23 37.5 40.3
People's Front Joachim Sanchez 57 407,810 17 28.1 29.8
National Party Joe Foxon 57 206,082 9 14.2 15.8
Conservative James Cardley 57 168,349 6 11.6 10.5
Independents 6 59,503 2 4.1 3.5
Mercurian Labour Party Mary Lipton 57 65,308 0 4.5 0.0
Total 291 1,451,283 57 Turnout 74.2%

Qavaqaqqaqqaniitqeqertaq

Political party Leader Candidates Votes Elected % of votes % of seats
Ataatsit Pissiippaa Inuaq Suersaq 3 8,854 2 65.1 66.6
Qeqertaq Ilagiit Peder Jensen 3 4,746 1 34.9 33.3
Total 6 13,600 3 Turnout 71.5%


Preceded by:
Lucerne 2012
By-elections in Mercury Followed by:
None