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Congress
Legislature of Baltusia
Baltusian Congress Seal Vectorized
Type
Leadership
President of the SenateKaleb Beck (UDP)
since Since January 4461
Speaker of the House of Representatives[Work in Progress], [Work in Progress]
President pro tempore of the Senate[Work in Progress], [Work in Progress]
since January 4456
Structure
Baltusia 4444
Election
Senate Last electionJanuary 4456

Government (145)

Opposition (88)

Independent (11)

Meeting place
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Web site
The Baltusian Congress is the bicameral legislature of Baltusia. They meet in the Congressional Palace, which is located in Johnston, D.D., State of New Egelion, Baltusia.

Elections are held every 4 years simultaneously with the Presidential Election and Provincial Gubernatorial Elections, using the D'hondt Method. A member of Congress is called a Congressman or woman. Seats are distributed across the 5 states equally.

Powers Edit

Overview Edit

Baltusia is a Federal Republic, giving equal amounts of power to its legislature and to its head of state alongside the head of governemnt.

The 'Vice President of Baltusia' fulfills the role of the executive, but every party has the ability to propose a cabinet. However, Congress has to pass a bill confirming it with at least 67 votes in favor in the Senate as well as every party included in the cabinet proposal voting yes.

The Baltusian Congress can also hold early election motions. As with the cabinet proposal, for a snap election call to pass, at least 67 votes are needed in favor in the Senate, along with 290 in the House of Representatives.

To add to that, any piece of legislation, whether it originated in Congress or in the executive, must be approved by the legislative. As a result, Congress is regarded as the most powerful body by far.

Constitutional Powers Edit

  • Ability to amend the constitution with a 2/3rd majority
  • Pass or reject all bills and legislation
  • Propose and create laws/motions
  • Approve or reject cabinet proposals
  • Ratify treaties and international agreements
  • Pass or reject budgets

Current Allocation of SeatsEdit

Active Baltusian political parties with seats in the Parliament

Position Alliance Name Seats in Parliament Total Alliance Seats in the Parliament
Government Socialist Government of 4410 Socialist Party of Baltusia
225 / 750
433 / 750
Social Democratic Party of Baltusia
208 / 750
Opposition N/A Liberal Party of Baltusia
317 / 750
317 / 750
Key
/ Meaning
P Presidency
PM Prime Minister

State GovernorsEdit

Alliance Name Party Governors Alliance Governors
Socialist Government of 4410 Socialist Party of Baltusia
2 / 5
5 / 5
Social Democratic Party of Baltusia
3 / 5
Opposition Liberal Party of Baltusia
0 / 5
0 / 5

Politics Throughout TimeEdit

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Governments ===

 Year  President Prime Minister Parliamentary Majority Leader of the Opposition
4293 Samuel Fitzgerald

(Monarchist Party)

Centrist Party of Baltusia Monarchist Party Revolutionary Anarcho-Communist Party
4294 Mary Jane

(Free People's Libertarian Party)

Christopher Jacobs

(Working Class Party)

4295 Samuel Fitzgerald

(Monarchist Party)

4296
4297 Christopher Jacobs

(Working Class Party)

4298 Jacob Reeserius Moggerius

(Forward!)

4299
4300
4301 Samuel Fitzgerald

(Monarchist Party)

Baltusian National Party
4302
4303 Jacoberius Reeserius Moggerius

(Forward!)

Richard Leonardo

(Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia)

Forward!
4304
4305
4306
4307 Baltusian Democratic Green Party
4308 Hollis Overton

(Baltusian Democratic Green Party)

4309 Clementine Attlee

(Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia)

4310
4311 Clementine Attlee

(Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia)

Socialist Party of Baltusia
4312
4313 Mary Louise Angelorum

(Socialist Party of Baltusia)

4314
4315
4316
4317
4318
4319
4320
4321
4322
4323
4324
4325
4326
4327 Rachael MacOviz

(Block Bloc)

National Populist Front
4328 Block Bloc
4329
4330 Sarvik Dhar Roy

(Revolutionary Socialist Front)

4331
4332 Elizabeth Blinden

(Block Bloc / Constitutionalist Alliance)

4333
4334
4335 Carl Lyxom

(Centralist Republican Party)

Centralist Republican Party
4336
4337
4338
4339
4340
4341
4342
4343
4344 Block Bloc/Constitutionalist Alliance
4345 Constitutionalist Alliance
4346 Redrigo Mashambez

(Constitutionalist Alliance)

4347 Aidan Evans

(United Syndicalist Union)

4348
4349
4350
4351
4352
4353
4354 Aidan Evans

(United Syndicalist Union)

Fran Perking

(Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia)

Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia
4355
4356 United Syndicalist Union
4357
4358
4359
4359 Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia
4360
4361 Fran Perking

(Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia)

Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia
4362
4363
4364
4365 Wilmer Jeffries (Popular Consensus) Holy Army of Insurrectionary Laymen Holy Army of Insurrectionary Laymen
4366
4367
4368 Pratap Sun (Popular Consensus) Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia
4369
4370
4371
4372 Popular Consensus Popular Consensus
4373
4374
4375
4376 Bertram Crisp (Popular Consensus)
4380
4381
4382
4383 Bernita Massolani (Social-National Union) Social-National Union
4384 Social-National Union
4385
4386
4387 Robert MacKey (Social Democratic Party of Baltusia) Social Democratic Party of Baltusia
4388 Martha Raxophonis (SPB)
4389
4390
4391 Martha Raxophonis (Socialist Party of Baltusia) Socialist Party of Baltusia
4392 James T. Carter (SPB)
4393
4394
4395
4396
4397
4398
4399
4400 Margaret Roberts (SPB)
4401
4402
4403
4404
4405 Garett Henderson (LPB) Alexander Cyper (LPB) Liberal Party of Baltusia
4406
4407
4408
4409
4410 Cormac Keenan (SDPB) James T. Carter (SPB) Garett Henderson (LPB)
4411
4412
4413 Socialist Party of Baltusia
4414

Data for each year relates to January 1st

Speakers of Congress Edit

In 4207 a major Constitutional Amendment was passed in the National Congress, where the institution of Speakers of Congress was created. This lasted until 4239, under the presidency of Charles K Benn, of the Revolutionary Anarcho-Communist Party.

Majority Speakers Edit

Name Political Party Term(s) of Office
Alexandra Flanders Patriotic Party of Baltusia December 4208 December 4212
December 4212 December 4216
Randolph Gilbert December 4216 December 4220
December 4220 December 4224
December 4224 December 4228
December 4228 December 4232
December 4232 December 4236
Kaliyah Bradford Hosian Front December 4236 April 4238
Julie Robinson Civic Party April 4238 June 4238
Yosa Biloan Moderate Party June 4238 July 4239
July 4239 Role Abolished

Minority Speakers Edit

Name Political Party Term(s) of Office
Philippa Carter Secularist, Socialist Party of Baltusia December 4208 December 4212
December 4212 December 4216
Lily Hardy December 4216 December 4220
December 4220 December 4224
Charles J Benn Revolutionary Anarcho-Communist Party December 4224 December 4228
Gilbert Combs Secularist, Socialst Party of Baltusia December 4228 December 4232
December 4232 December 4236
Julie Robinson Civic Party December 4236 April 4238
Ellis Palmer Hosian Front April 4238 June 4238
Julie Robinson Civic Party June 4238 July 4239
Miriam Heston Baltusian Democratic Green Party July 4239 Role Abolished