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((Election closed, let me do some calculations))
 

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Final Tally (Regionalism and Weight Added):

Chugoku: National Liberals - 35 Seats
Tohuku: National Liberals - 8 Seats, Freedom Party - 31 Seats
Shikoku: National Liberals - 19 Seats
Kansai: National Liberals - 27 Seats, Freedom Party - 40 Seats, Kamikaze Party - 54 Seats,
Kanto: National Liberals - 24 Seats, Freedom Party - 36 Seats, Kamikaze Party - 50 Seats
Kyushu: National Liberals - 12 Seats, Freedom Party - 46 Seats, Radical Progress Party - 1 Seat.
Chubu: National Liberals - 17 Seats, Freedom Party - 68 Seats
Hokkaido: National Liberals - 12 Seats

Total:
National Liberals - 152 Seats (32%), Kamikaze Party - 103 Seats (22%), Freedom Party - 219 Seats (46.8%), Radical Progress Party - 1 Seat (0.2%).
 
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Seeing that the NLP/KAP coalition has achieved a majority of seats, I call upon the Privy Council to recommend Prince Date Munenari to return as Prime Minister of the Empire.
 

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Election of 1882

War, what is it good for? That was the question on the minds of the average Japanese voter in the election year of 1882. The war with Russia, France, Spain, and Italy was taking a toll on the people. The mobilization, the Koreans being given rights, the defeats then victories, it was a mess to the Japanese people. The country was split between two sides, the Pacifists and the Jingoists. Each side had its own goals, each side wanted to win the election, and each side wanted to end the war their way.

Date Munenari, the incumbent Prime Minister, urged his people to fight on in the face of growing opposition. He wanted his people to press on in the name of the Emperor, and that the people should fight back the aggressive Nanban whenever they can. The Jingoists roared in excitement over this, shouting cries such as "DEATH TO THE RUSSIANS! TO HELL WITH SPAIN!" as a battle-cry, and many enlisted to show their ultimate support for the war effort. However not all was as bright as can be. The Pacifists wanted peace. "How long must peace last until we are able to see our brothers, sons, and fathers return from this pitiful conquest?" was the speech of Freedom Party candidate Satake Yoshizone. Yoshizone wanted a quick peace, a peace that would see the Phillipines not as a colony, but as its own free nation under the watchful eye of Japan. Ito Mizushima, the proudest of the NLP backers, was rumored to have tried to hire a hitman to kill Satake when he made these comments. Satake Yoshizone's words were heard from all over Japan as the people protested the war and demanded peace for all, and an end to the mobilization of the people.

The election went crazy. In many regions, the NLP won flat-out, claiming all the seats. In Kyushu and Chubu, the Freedom Party smoked out the NLP in droves. At first it seemed the Freedom Party had won. The total for them counted up to 219 at a time, while the NLP suffered one of its greatest hits ever, only taking 152 seats. The Radical Progress Party once again only took 1. Now if the election ended here, the Freedom Party would have had the majority and would have clenched the government from the hands of the evil National Liberals. But that was not to be. The Kamikaze Party, proud backers of the NLP, got 103 members seated. The KAP would deliver the NLP to salvation. The NLP's worse nightmare of a government change in the middle of a war was not to be. Yet, it was extremely close. The majority number in the Diet is 238. The NLP-KAP got 256, 5 votes ahead of it. Should they have gotten less then 5, they would have lost or have had to go to the RPP for a coalition. The NLP power-grasp was weakening. Now the Freedom Party just needed to break it once and for all...

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Player Actions Needed: Privy Council, appoint the Prime Minister. You have until tomorrow at 9:00 PM EST or Thursday at 1:00 AM GMT to select him from the ranks of the player-base. Keep in mind that if it is not Date Munenari, you will earn MIL, and if it is not a NLP-KAP coalition member, you will earn more MIL. Also Ito Katashi (Michaelangelo) has been selected by the militarists to be the Minister of War by a margin of 2 votes.

Sample Ballot:

((For Privy Council Only))
Prime Minister: [Insert Name Here]/Abstain


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With the NLP losing the confidence of the people and its own pro-war voters seduced to the KAP, after a campaign financed by its two wealthy patrons, it is time finally for the largest party in the Diet - the Freedom Party, to be heard. It is time for the government to stop standing in the way of the Privy Council and for a law long broken to finally be enforced. Now as they advise the Emperor on the appointment of a Prime Minister, they have a legal duty to also advise the Emperor to appoint governors to each region!

In order to ensure compliance with the standing law, I have included a breakdown of the party from which each region's governor will selected...

Chugoku: NLP Governor
Tohuku: FP Governor
Shikoku: NLP Governor
Kansai: KAP Governor
Kanto: KAP Governor
Kyushu: FP Governor
Chubu: FP Governor
Hokkaido: NLP Governor

- Admiral Unryu Raizo
 

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I recommend this law of regional governors, an aberration to the centralist nature of the Imperial Government, and wholly unused in these years of its dejure existence (and therefore neither needed, save to please the bureaucrats who pervade the opposition), be abolished; let this mockery of a position be formally dissolved so as to not deny power from the government in the midst of the greatest war facing the Empire or undermine the authority of the Diet, the Privy Council, the Prefecturates, and above all the Emperor.

(Private: Privy Council)

Prime Minister: Marshal Prince Date Munenari
 
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A law that has existed this long deserves to be enacted so it may exist while its continued existence is to be debated in the Diet. Or does the Prime Minister of Japan style himself as a criminal who simply ignores laws he finds displeasing?
 

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I recommend this law of regional governors, an aberration to the centralist nature of the Imperial Government, and wholly unused in these years of its dejure existence (and therefore neither needed, save to please the bureaucrats who pervade the opposition), be abolished; let this mockery of a position be formally dissolved so as to not deny power from the government in the midst of the greatest war facing the Empire or undermine the authority of the Diet, the Pricy Council, the Prefecturates, and above all the Emperor.

(Private: Privy Council)

Prime Minister: Marshal Prince Date Munenari
Lord Date, this law has been challenged on prior occasion and was kept on the books. Please set aside your own distaste for the law and acknowledge that it must be enforced, just as any other law in the Empire of Japan must be. If you possess an argument against the act's legality, then I invite you to utilize the Japanese legal system and challenge the law in the courts, rather than attempt to subvert democracy. While Japan does face extraordinary conditions at the present moment, it must be acknowledged, affirmed, and reaffirmed, that war is no justification to suspend the rights of the Japanese people or to attempt to push an agenda. More intriguingly, I find it odd that the man behind the war effort, who aims for efficiency and the efficacy of government, continues to argue that it is wholly justifiable to linger in Kyoto when there is such a great war, rather than be on the front, fighting the enemy. I assure you, that while the Japanese people and your men may wait, the Spanish, Russians, and French will not, and when they catch us unawares- well, I am certain that such a distinguished general as you would be aware of what would happen next.

Lord Chief Justice Satake Yoshizane
 

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I recommend this law of regional governors, an aberration to the centralist nature of the Imperial Government, and wholly unused in these years of its dejure existence (and therefore neither needed, save to please the bureaucrats who pervade the opposition), be abolished; let this mockery of a position be formally dissolved so as to not deny power from the government in the midst of the greatest war facing the Empire or undermine the authority of the Diet, the Pricy Council, the Prefecturates, and above all the Emperor.

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Prime Minister: Marshal Prince Date Munenari
And the Shogun's power grows...
 

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((For Riccardo))
Crisis in Brunei

“...in this time of European expansion we look to the one country who has proven to stand off against those who would take away our independence and destroy all that we hold dear. We ask that the Japanese provide military aid to our war-torn nation in the hopes that the people of Brunei, Allah watch over them, are protected and able to act independently and to chart their own course. May Allah forever bless you should you come to our aide…”

It seems the new government's promise to protect Asia from the west is being put to the test. Russia for the past few years has begun to drive into the sultanate of Brunei from their colonies on Borneo while the Japanese have been distracted in Korea. Brunei is defenseless against the Russian threat, and has asked the Japanese to intervene in Borneo in their war against Russia. The problem has been placed in front of the Imperial Army by the Emperor. The Brunei Sultan has offered the Japanese a deal though. Should Japan expand the war into Brunei, they would submit to the Emperor of Japan as their liege and lord, and become a protectorate of Japan. The Japanese though may not be willing to expand the war. While many feel that expansion is key, they do not want the war to continue after all the death so far. It is up to you, Marshall Munenari, leader of the frontline troops, to make the call regarding Brunei. Each will have its own consequences and rewards.

Option A: We accept the deal of Brunei. Divert troops to Borneo and protect our Asian brothers! Only when Brunei is under our protection can they be safe!

Option B: We want to help Brunei, but we want to help because they deserve freedom, not to help to make them a colony. Divert troops to Borneo, but do not subjugate the Brunei people!

Option C: The war has gone on too long. Our people are exhausted. We cannot send aid out of fear that the people will protest this. We want peace, not further conflict!
 
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