June 29, 2021 – District of Eastland, the southwest administrative division of the City of Mount Vema Project, has announced on Monday that the district is open to any contender who wishes to express interest to stand for District Governor, and contenders who wish to stand for each one of the 7 congressional seats to be available for District Representatives.
Candidates must express interest no later than December 31st, 2021, and manifestos must be submitted to be approved by the sovereign not later than December 31st, 2022. Campaign starts on Monday the 2nd week of January 2023 and, ends December 20th, 2023.
Declaring your Candidacy
Candidates can declare that they wish to be a candidate for election, or others can declare on their behalf, by visiting the Official Contact page of Mount Vema, and fill out the Official Contact Form as follows:
Destination: To a Government Agency
Contact Name / Department: 2024 Elections
Name of the Agency: District of Eastland
The elected Governor will have a seat in Congress to represent and to protect the work and interest of his/her district administration for the duration of their 4-year term, and the seven District Representatives will have a seat in congress to protect the interest of the people in the neighbourhoods which they will be elected to represent for the duration of their 4-year term.
After you express interest and your manifesto has been approved, to become a 'validly nominated'
candidate, which means your name will appear on a ballot paper, you will need to submit a completed set of nomination forms together with a deposit of:
5,000 golles for District Governor election,
10,000 golles for District Representative Member of Congress.
You will make the payment to the (Acting) Returning Officer before 4pm on the deadline day for nominations.
As a 'validly nominated' candidate you will be entitled to broadcasting time for your campaign, as well as the use of certain facilities to hold meetings paid for by His Mount Vema Majesty’s Government.
Candidates will be able to stay in their posts for as long as they win elections and, will be responsible for the affairs of the District of Eastland which will be both a residential and commercial District of the City of Mount Vema, divided into seven neighbourhoods, with a population capacity of about 100,000 people.
The District of Eastland will be home of: The District's Prime Office Buildings, The District's Retail and Commercial Units, The District's Office Units, Parts of the City of Mount Vema Central Park, Green Parks, The District Police, The District Fire Rescue, The District Schools and Academies, The District Nursery, The District's Residential Apartments, The Headquarters of WIBMOR, The Headquarters of ARCKrove, The Eastland District Administration, The Olympic City Authority (Olympic Gardens), The Eastland Football Club, The Royal Mount Vema Conference Center & Symphony Hall, The Universal Cross Award Organization (Office), The Exhibition Center, The Mount Vema Arena, The Variety Sports Stadium, and The National Football Stadium.