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[DoE] What's with Political Parties?

Day 1,792, 13:23 Published in USA USA by eUS Department of Education


Today we have the awesome opportunity to hear from one of our new additions here at the DoE. Enterawesome has been hard at work on some new articles for all of you new players out there, so look forward to seeing more from her.



Hello Readers!

This edition of the Department of Education newspaper will be about political parties!


Here the top 5 parties currently in the eUSA



1) What exactly is a political party?

In the simplest way I can put it, they are the foundation of eRepublik’s political system. If you want to become president you must be in a party, to run for congress you must be in a party, to do anything political you must be in a party.

To join a party, simply access the 'Community' tab from the main menu and clicking on the 'My Party' link. If you’re not in a party you will be confronted with two options: join or create a party.


This is the message you will be greeted with if you’re not in a party

In order to create a party you must have 40 gold and be at least level 16. This is not recommended if you’re new. For now, join one. All you need to be is level 13 and you can join any you like!

There are many different kinds of parties and I recommend exploring until you feel which one is right for you. You can easily get involved in your party by talking to your Party Leader.


The Party Leader is found here. I added a big arrow and a circle for your convenience. ^_^

Your party leader will be really excited you contacted them and will give you all the information you will need to get involved. After getting involved in the Party community it is up to you to decide if it is the right party for you or not.



2) Why are Parties so Important?
As mentioned above, they are the gateway to your political career but more importantly they decide A LOT of things for the country.

A. They can put members in congress


This picture shows that the Federalist party has 9 congress members

During congress elections (the 25th of every month) you are allowed to vote for a party. The party can put as many congress members equal to the % amount of votes. For example if Party “A” had 10 out of 100 votes, they would be able to select 10% of eAmerica’s congress with members that the party president chooses.

B. They can endorse a president

When a party endorses a president they are pretty much showing their support for that particular candidate. This has a big effect on the number of votes a president candidate can get, especially from having an endorsement from a high ranking political party.

C. They can choose a presidential candidate and endorse them

Most parties vote on the field of candidates to determine their endorsement. Generally, a popular member of a party who runs for CP will get their own party's endorsement. So if you’re in good standing with your party and involved in its community you have a chance to become President one day! Each party usually has its own forums and has elections there. For example, if you wanted to become President, your name would be put on a list with other party members wanting to become president. Then the party members will vote for the candidates and usually the one with the most amount of votes will be selected to represent their party.



Now! *Wags finger* Don’t just jump into a party and waste away there. Get involved, get to know people, get to know your party. It’s fun and rewarding and just an all-around win for you.
If you have any questions please ask us at the Department of Education, we are here to help you with anything you may need.

Have a wonderful time in your stay in eRepublik. <3

Written by EnterAwesome


Special thanks to Kara Beth and emdoublegee for proofreading



Thanks EnterAwesome for your article! And for our readers, be looking for interviews with the different party staffs in the near future to see what each party is about!

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Comments

Leather Neck
Leather Neck Day 1,792, 13:45

v

John Killah
John Killah Day 1,792, 13:48

Boated!

fingerguns
fingerguns Day 1,792, 13:48

This is pretty Fed-tastic. I like it.

ENTERAWESOME IS AWESOME

PappasXXV
PappasXXV Day 1,792, 13:55

Welcome to the team. o/

R U I N A T I O N
R U I N A T I O N Day 1,792, 14:00

Awesome job! (:

emdoublegee
emdoublegee Day 1,792, 14:00

nice article enterawesome! glad to have you on!

robi2202
robi2202 Day 1,792, 14:14

voted!awesome article!AIM HIGH!!!

Paul Proteus
Paul Proteus Day 1,792, 15:55

This article was excellent~

George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer Day 1,792, 15:56

fantastic work, EnterAwesome!

good job, Dept of Education.

pop George
pop George Day 1,792, 16:10

the 6th and coming soon to the top five...join while We The People build OUR party

Candor
Candor Day 1,792, 16:15

Voted. Great work.

Arrden
Arrden Day 1,792, 16:31

Good form

Trogdorthetroll100
Trogdorthetroll100 Day 1,792, 16:38

Well done!

Dr Heisenberg
Dr Heisenberg Day 1,792, 17:11

Very nice!

Captain Kushskiller2001
Captain Kushskiller2001 Day 1,792, 17:41

using state controlled education to subtly demonize political opponents.

what a nefarious and vile deed!

EnterAwesome
EnterAwesome Day 1,792, 17:53

:o!
Sorry!~
=]

Malpazar
Malpazar Day 1,792, 17:54

@Captain Kushskins
You mean point out the threat of a terrorist organization.

Sozo
Sozo Day 1,792, 19:03

Nice article.

jammer005
jammer005 Day 1,792, 20:21

Great article in breaking it down for newbies like myself.

jmurrib21
jmurrib21 Day 1,792, 23:15

I like the article and it's great to know that fellows like enterAwesome can help with fresh ideas for everybody. Keep up with the good job!

Cholan II
Cholan II Day 1,792, 23:47

well written

5440
5440 Day 1,793, 08:28

title approved by Jerry Seinfeld

samdexter
samdexter Day 1,793, 09:09

<--l Awesome

Kara Beth
Kara Beth Day 1,793, 12:59

Voted

Rona1d
Rona1d Day 1,793, 13:20

voted

I am Groot
I am Groot Day 1,793, 13:44

Wish the get rid of politics all together.

Find away to fight .... and only fight.
Politicians in the game are players, that think they have a right to tell you how to play the game.

Caconym
Caconym Day 1,794, 12:10

votado

The Pony Express
The Pony Express Day 1,794, 16:02

This article is featured in the Pony Express

Pony Express Day 1794
http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/2141152/1/20
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