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    I've been working a bit on a Russia 2012 scenario. I'm about two-thirds through the Federal Subjects, (equivalent to states or provinces), all 83 of them, and only currently have place-holder issues. It seems it'll likely be a GE-only scenario, as I can't find any real information on any primaries, nomination conventions, or any such things for any of the parties, and I'm willing to bet a trillion rubles no significant members of Unified Russia or the Liberal Democrats dared challenge Putin or Zhirinovsky, respectively, for those parties' nominations. I need advice on issues, events, and endorsers, if anyone has any ideas. My list of candidates is currently thus: -Unified Russia - Vladimir Putin -Communist - Gennady Zyuganov -Liberal Democratic - Vladimir Zhirinovsky -A Just Russia - Sergey Miranov -Independent - Mikhail Prokhorov -Yabloko Bloc - Grigory Yavlinsky (Off-by-Default) -Independent - Eduard Limonov (Off-by-Default) -Independent - Leonid Ivashov (Off-by-Default) -Independent - Dmitry Mezentsev (Off-by-Default) -Independent - Nicolai Levashov (Off-by-Default) The "off-by-default" candidates were rejected for running by the Russian Central Elections Committee and are included for a "what-if" scenario like most P4E scenario off-by-default candidates. There were a few more Independents rejected by the RCEC, but they seem very obscure with little data easily available (at least in English), so I haven't included them. Any help, comments, or constructive criticism would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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    i will be glad to have that when you will finish to NomerDuck@Gmail.com
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    You could add Dino Rossi as a Off Candidate but sense hes run for gov and senate and lost you could make him not as strong
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    Since I did a Washington gubernatorial 2008 and Senatorial 2010 (both of which are available in the official TheorySpark archives), I thought I'd take the next step and do a gubernatorial and Senatorial for this year. I have a good grasp of the candidates (including good off-by-default ones) from Wikipedia, but would like people to weigh in on issues and potential events, as well as possible endorsers outside newspapers, Congresspeople, Senators, State Senators, etc. Any feedback would be appreciated!
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    This is a scenario I am creating for the current polcan round. Due to the nature of govsims where government collapse quite easily and no likes waiting for elections forever the fixed elections term was moved in game by the admin to 2013, so there is two year parliaments. Party leaders. Conservatives. Daniel Broderick PM, current prime minister to the right of steven harper. Kelliher McCaul, blue tory. New Democrats Brian Appel, current leader though inactive and in the process of being removed I thought id include him anyway. Athony Wittrock, slightly to the left of the leader. came second in the leadership contest. Got the most player endorsements. Clair Thomas, not to sure, ran quite a middle of the road campaign withdrew and endorsed Appel. Paul Kowalsky, not to sure, cant remeber if he endorsed Wittrock or Appel Malachi Coombes (moi), on the left of the NDP, sits in democratic socialist caucus. Liberals Richard Hawert, not to sure was acclaimed so not to sure where in the liberal party to place him. Stockholm James, the active liberal deputy leader on the right of the party imho.
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    If you'd like to test out a new scenario, shoot me your email. The scenario is based off of the 1964 election, featuring actual stories and headlines from the time period throughout game-play. Below are the descriptions for the candidates. After the tragic assasination of beloved President John F. Kennedy, VP LBJ finds himself at the helm. Fortunately for Johnson, the Republicans look poised to nominate Barry Goldwater, a firebrand Senator from Arizona known for his very conservative views and frequent foot-in-mouth coments. But could a primary challenge from the more charismatic, better known former actor Ronald Reagan improve Republican chances?
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    Hmm... the issue positions puzzle me. Is this what FN's position is supposed to be? Especially Islam CL... and Economy CR ('minor tax hikes and help from EU', her platform is the complete opposite). Immigration and Islam should be 'R', economic policies more centrist and Libya/Iran should also be CL or L Bayrou is more Right-Wing on Immigration than her.. Looking at the other candidates Bayrou should be Right-Wing on Budget Sarkozy is much too centrist I would also change some of the issues, Gun Control just doesn't exist as an issue because there are no policy differences, everyone agrees on it
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    Why not upload it to sendspace? It's a pretty quick, safe free service
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    Certainly an important one, especially for the gubernatorial election. Here's what I have for candidates for the elections: Gubernatorial DEMOCRATIC -Congressman Jay Inslee -State Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown (OFF) -King County Executive Dow Constantine (OFF) -Incumbant Governor Christine Gregoire (OFF) -State Treasurer Jim McIntire (OFF) -Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon (OFF) -Former King County Executive and Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ron Sims (OFF) -State Auditor General Brian Sonntag (OFF) REPUBLICAN -Reverend Shahram Hadian -State Attorney General Rob McKenna -Port of Seattle Commission President Bill Bryant (OFF) -Congressman Dave Reichert (OFF) -Former State Senator Dino Rossi (OFF) INDEPENDENT -Mr. Dale Sorgen Senatorial DEMOCRATIC -Incumbant Senator Maria Cantwell -Mr. Timothy Wilson -Mr. Mike the Mover (OFF) REPUBLICAN -State Senator Michael Baumgartner -Dr. Art Coday -Charles Simonyi Fund for the Arts and Sciences executive director Susan Hutchison (OFF) -Mr. John Stanton (OFF) -Former Deputy White House Press Secretary Scott Stanzel (OFF) -Port of Seattle Commission President Bill Bryant (OFF) -Mr. Clint Didier (OFF) -Congressman Doc Hastings (OFF) -Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (OFF) -Snohomish County Councilman John Koster (OFF) -Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (OFF) -Congressman Dave Reichert (OFF) -Mr. Philip Yin (OFF) -Former State Senator Dino Rossi (OFF) Any thoughts on stats, notable planks, or additional off-by-default candidates?
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    The scenario is finished. Since I still haven't gotten my request for an scenario author's page on the scenarios website, I will be taking email requests for the scenario until the 270admin activates my page. Otherwise, the scenario is finished!
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    I want to thank Patine, dr abc, GOP Progressive, and many others for contributing toward this scenario. If it weren't for you guys, this thing wouldn't have happened.
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    France 2012 has been completed. (for P42008 engine) Since the 270admin hasn't activated a scenario author's page yet, I will be emailing out the scenario until then. Please post your email address and I'll get it to you as soon as possible. Note: This is the 1st Edition of the Scenario. I am going to add more candidates for the Third Parties once I have an author's page on Meta. If you have any questions, then just post on the forum and I'll answer them as soon as possible.