Skocz do zawartości
Nebthtet

[RSI.com] Empire Report: Election Night Coverage

Rekomendowane odpowiedzi

Election Night Coverage

EmpireReportLogo.jpg

< Transmission Begins >

ALAN NUEVO: Hello and welcome back to Election Night coverage on the Empire Report, I’m Alan Nuevo.

BECK RUSSUM: And I’m Beck Russum. We’re joined by Ben Warden, a political strategist and author of Steps for Humanity: A Study of Political Discourse.

BEN WARDEN: Thanks for having me. I have to say, this has been quite a day.

ALAN NUEVO: It really has.

BECK RUSSUM: And we’re just getting started. We’re continually receiving comms from our sources around the Empire as planets continue to tabulate votes for the 2946 Senatorial Race.

ALAN NUEVO: That’s right, Beck. We’ve just received an update from Borea, with 87% of the votes finalized, longtime incumbent and current Speaker Marshall Madrigal seems to have secured another term. Which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Madrigal has become one of those political institutions over the years.

BECK RUSSUM: It is surprising, actually. Earlier this year, political insiders claimed that he was contemplating retirement at the end of this term.

BEN WARDEN: I heard the same, but watching Madrigal the past few months, I have to say I’m glad he reconsidered. After the tragedy of Vega II, he’s become the Madrigal of old. It feels like he’s been woken up. Found purpose. That’s the thing that’s very interesting when looking at multi-term politicians. After a while, they fall into a routine, where they slog through the machinations of legislation until they need to begin campaigning again and then repeat. Some almost refuse to commit to pushing a political agenda for fear of alienating potential voters, which, if I may be blunt, leads to the bureaucratic stagnation that we suffered under for so long.

ALAN NUEVO: Sorry to interrupt you, Ben, but we just got an update from Croshaw. Angeli just announced their results. Windel Aurelia and Yann Isher secured their seats for another term.

BEN WARDEN: I think I know where this is heading.

ALAN NUEVO: Kyle Polo lost his seat to Sean Debinavi, a Universalist from Quinton.

BEN WARDEN: Wow.

BECK RUSSUM: Although a political unknown outside of Angeli, Debinavi has been a fixture of local politics for decades and ran a near perfect campaign. He outmaneuvered Polo at nearly every debate.

BEN WARDEN: Polo’s popularity plummeted after Vega II and Debinavi kept him on the defensive the entire campaign. Stoddard Polls indicated that voters never let him get out from underneath the weight of the Polo Initiative, which, in my opinion, was a little unfair. Not many people remember, but Polo was asked to draft the bill by Witness Cavendish to address the growing spending crisis within the government.

BECK RUSSUM: It was still his idea.

BEN WARDEN: Yes, but he was trying to offer a solution to a very real problem. The Vanduul attack simply reminded people that there were threats at our borders.

ALAN NUEVO: Debinavi’s theme for his campaign was “Foundation,” where he ran on a platform of getting back to solid, dependable government.

BEN WARDEN: He was pushing a very classic pro-military, pro-security strategy, which fed right into all of the issues people had with Polo. The people wanted a change and Debinavi represented everything they disliked about Polo.

BECK RUSSUM: We’ve got more election coverage coming up for you, but now we’d like to go to Emily Havilan who was on hand for the closing mark of a voting station in midtown New York.

[ B-Roll footage of citizens lining up to cast their votes, proudly displaying their preferred Senate candidates for the vids ]

EMILY HAVILAN: Thanks Beck. Nestled on east 68th Street, in the shadow of the Senate itself, Citizens came from far and wide to this voting station to exercise their right to help decide the next wave of senators. We spoke with Carol Esposito, chief organizer for this station, about the turnout.

CAROL ESPOSITO: Well, I always prep our volunteers to expect a heavy turnout, but every election, it seems to always be considerably less than we’d hope. Today, it was more. Much more. We had a line outside an hour before the polls opened and were slammed all day. We’re still receiving remote votes from central distribution.

EMILY HAVILAN: Do you think the events of the past few months have contributed to an increase in political awareness?

CAROL ESPOSITO: Oh yes. Most definitely. The people I talked to today wanted to get involved. They felt empowered to be involved. It was very exciting. So exciting, I nearly forgot to vote myself.

EMILY HAVILAN: As you can see, it’s an excitement that’s palpable even now after the voting terminals have been powered down and the results sent for processing. Carol and her fifteen volunteers will close up this station and report to the central office to work through the night to assist with finalization of any lingering elections, so they’re just getting started. But, if you ask them, it’s the most exciting part of the job, knowing that they’re helping make a difference tonight in the direction Humanity takes tomorrow. Beck.

BECK RUSSUM: Thanks, Emily. We’ll be streaming in reports from around the Empire throughout the night. We’ve just received word about another election turnout that’s close to finalization. This campaign has been one of the stand-outs and could potentially be a historic moment in Human politics. The results for Jalan in Elysium have come in.

ALAN NUEVO: That’s exciting.

BECK RUSSUM: Suj Kossi, the first Tevarin to run for Senate …

BEN WARDEN: You’re killing me.

BECK RUSSUM: Suj Kossi is now the first Tevarin to win a Senate seat with Gabrielle Gracián coming in second.

BEN WARDEN: That’s incredible. Congratulations to Senator-elect Kossi, first of all.

BECK RUSSUM: Candidate Gracián has released a concession statement. Let’s take a listen.

GABRIELLE GRACIÁN: I would like to thank all my supporters, both near and far, as well as my staff who worked tirelessly to keep me going. I would also like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Senator Kossi. While we didn’t see eye to eye, he was a gracious and honorable opponent and I’m thrilled to have him represent me in the Senate.

BEN WARDEN: I’m sure this isn’t the last we’ll see of Gabrielle. She’s proven herself to be a really dynamic candidate and I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before her name appears on another ballot.

BECK RUSSUM: So it’s official, the first Tevarin has been elected to the Senate. We’re going to take a quick break, but when we come back, we’ll go out to the Kossi campaign headquarters, which I’m sure are absolutely euphoric.

ALAN NUEVO: Absolutely. We’ll also have an exclusive interview with Callum Robb, star of the hit show Lost Squad, who also moonlights as a volunteer for a Senatorial candidate. Which one? We’ll tell you after the break. This is Empire Report.

< Transmission Break >

Przeczytaj pełną treść artykułu


Jakiś post jest interesujący, pomocny, zabawny, denerwujący? Skorzystaj z systemu reakcji - autor będzie mieć większą motywację, by napisać kolejne lub się poprawić! Masz pytanie do admina? Zajrzyj tutaj.

:miecio: :ad: sig_neb.png :ad: :miecio: 

banner-discord-ga-ad-scpl.png
Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. - Lord Acton
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn. - Rhett Butler

I am the Law. - Judge Dredd

Udostępnij tę odpowiedź


Odnośnik do odpowiedzi
Udostępnij na innych stronach

Jeśli chcesz dodać odpowiedź, zaloguj się lub zarejestruj nowe konto

Jedynie zarejestrowani użytkownicy mogą komentować zawartość tej strony.

Zarejestruj nowe konto

Załóż nowe konto. To bardzo proste!

Zarejestruj się

Zaloguj się

Czy masz już konto? Zaloguj się poniżej.

Zaloguj się

  • Podobna zawartość

    • Przez Zgudi
      Tematu nowego założyć nie mogę, coś nie działa.
       
      Jak to "tylko z trollowania". To tak samo prawdziwe co stwierdzenie "jak zwykle przyszedł Zgudi" wobec pierwszego posta po 50 miesięcach nieobecności.
      Na forum raczej nie zdarzało mi się trollować, ale na discordzie owszem już tak. Na forum co najwyżej  spekulowałem na temat przyszłości SC, za co kilku obrońców Star Citizena solidnie się na mnie wkurzyło, bo jak tak można bez sensu spekulować i źle napisać o przyszłości naszej ulubionej gry. Dziś już ich nie ma w powodów jak wyżej, czyli zmiana zainteresowań, dom, rodzina i tak dalej.
      Była jeszcze jakaś kłótnia z mojej strony o zakaz promowania innego korpo/orga na forum bez zgody admina, ale mniejsza o to co było ponad 4 lata temu.
      Neb też się nie zmieniła bo wciąż chętnie posądza o trolling i wciąż jest jak osa.
    • Przez Mati
      Tak przewrotnie zapytam:
      Skoro parafrazując klasyka "I nie ma tu już nikogo" to kto teraz zgasi światło?
       
    • Przez Frosty
      Sprzedam konto w Star Citizen.
      W skład wchodzi:
      - paczka z Aurorą MR (24 miesiące ubezpieczenia);
      - Dragonfly Black ( Zaloguj się aby zobaczyć tę zawartość. 
       Zaloguj się aby zobaczyć tę zawartość. 
       Zaloguj się aby zobaczyć tę zawartość. 
    • Przez number10
      Cześć, ostatnimi czasy myślę coraz bardziej nad poszerzeniem swojej floty, jedyne co mnie powstrzymuje to dosyć wysokie ceny jak na grę,  z tym związane jest moje pytanie. Jakie są wasze triki na obniżenie ceny? Podzielcie się proszę swoimi sposobami na oszczędzanie. Wprowadzam ten temat do poradników aby inni gracze również mogli  przeczytać wszystkie porady. 
    • Przez Riddick88
      Witajcie. Chciałbym odzyskać pieniądze za grę i w mojej paczce mam opcje exchange i mam napisane 
      ATTENTION
      You are about to exchange your PACKAGE - AURORA MR SC STARTER pledge.
      This will remove the pledge, including any upgrades (such as customizations or CCUs) from your account awarding $195.00 USD in store credit.
      This process is intended to be final, although some pledges may be available for reacquisition using the BuyBack system, if applicable and as long as the BuyBack system remains available. Items acquired with the use of store credits are BOUND TO YOUR ACCOUNT and non-giftable.
      WARNING!
      SOME LIMITED AVAILABILITY ITEMS INCLUDED OR CONTAINED WITHIN THE EXCHANGED PLEDGE ARE PERMANENTLY RELINQUISHED.
      Type in your password to confirm:
       
      Jak mi przejdą te pieniądze do kredytów mogę je jakoś przelać na konto??
       
×
×
  • Dodaj nową pozycję...

Powiadomienie o plikach cookie

Umieściliśmy na Twoim urządzeniu pliki cookie, aby pomóc Ci usprawnić przeglądanie strony. Możesz dostosować ustawienia plików cookie, w przeciwnym wypadku zakładamy, że wyrażasz na to zgodę. Polityka prywatności