Founded halfway through the last Cosa by leader C. Carlüs Xheraltescù, the Liberal Congress immediately attracted other members and became a force to be reckoned with in Talossan politics. The party follows its own philosophy of Talossan Liberalism, advocating for the protection of personal freedoms and an expansion of each citizen's right to choose their own path. The party's founding courted controversy, as the ZRT voluntarily donated seats to the new party even as the MRPT rejected the prospect of the LibCons joining the governing coalition. It didn't take long for the party to find its feet, however, and it has since been unusually prominent for a new organization.
A fairly moderate party, the LibCons have focused on attempting to pass various electoral reforms and to strengthen privacy laws. They have promised to reduce the party registration fee, while also instituting a small fee for Senatorial candidates, and have proposed legislation that would reduce the current 200-seat Cosa to only 20 seats. Beyond founder Xheraltescù, prominent LibCon politicians include Senator Munditenens Tresplet, Minister for Foreign Affairs Éovart Andrinescu, and RT Radio co-founder Txosuè Rôibeardescù.
Originally founded in 2005 as the Random Unilateral Movement Party by Baron Hooliga and Xhorxh Unamind, the RUMP (Rexhalistaes Unificheschti pr'iensa Monarc'hà Petrechind) has won seats in the last twelve consecutive Cosas, and (until last January) had been in control of the government for nine consecutive terms. Today's RUMP, led by Alexandreu Davinescu, continues to advocate strongly for its founding principle, "Talossa should be fun." The RUMP also believes in legislative practicality, their position being that, if something works, don't change it. "Let's find plausible solutions," their platform reads, "not pie in the sky."
RUMPers are known for their ardent support of the monarchy, stressing in their current platform that "[t]he monarchy is the strong backbone that has sustained our nation." Their support for the monarchy has been the subject of controversy recently, as documents were leaked by former member Tim Asmourescu that might suggest misconduct involving several RUMPers, in addition to Asmourescu himself.
Prominent RUMP-affiliated politicians include Davinescu, Hooligan, C.M. Siervicül, Sir Mick Preston, and Dr. Txec Nordselva.
The Moderate Radical Party of Talossa, or the MRPT, was founded in 2011 by former Progressive Party member Glüc da Dhi and Alexandreu Soleiglhfred on a platform of reforming restrictions against relations with and participation in micronations, allowing more time for the formation of governments after elections, use of instant-runoff voting to elect senators and the Seneschal, increasing provincial activity, and legalising marijuana. The MRPT distinguished itself from parties to its left by supporting the monarchy and by not advocating a secret ballot or repeal of the three-strikes law. In recent years, the MRPT has endorsed a mandatory secret ballot. It also advocates binding candidate lists for the Cosa, reducing the size of the Cosa, and reducing the power of the King. It has been gaining steady support ever since, and in the January elections received an increase of 35 seats, making it the second largest party in the Cosa, and the largest party in the coalition government.
The MRPT is currently led by Seneschal da Dhi, who is set to resign after they hold elections for a new Party Leader during their (currently ongoing) Third Congress. It is expected that heir apparent Right Hon. Lüc da Schir will step into the position. Other prominent MRPT politicians include Magniloqueu Épiqeu da Lhiun, the current Attorney-General who is currently involved in the investigation and prosecution of the ESB affair, as well as broadcaster Sevastáin Pinátsch.
The Zefençedeirs dal Republicanismeu Talossán, or ZRT, transitioned over in large part from a party and network in the now-defunct Republic of Talossa after Reunision. It immediately established itself as the voice of republicanism in the Kingdom, working under founders Miestrâ Schivâ and Carlüs Xheraltescu to represent those interests which seek to minimize and (eventually) abolish the monarchy and the Organic Law, calling for the relocation of most of the current functions of the throne into government offices. They also support the abolition of the semi-permeable wall and engagement with the micronational community, as well as a mandatory secret vote (prohibiting anyone from voting publicly).
The ZRT is the junior partner in the now-fallen coalition government under the MRPT, holding several Cabinet seats and the office of Distain under the Seneschal, and has consistently maintained a strong base of support among the voting public after being established as a major force under Xheraltescu (now the founder of the LibCon). Under leader Schivâ, who has stated that her party is now ready for a majority, the ZRT has been the most vocal of the opposition parties, holding the RUMP's feet to the fire whenever possible. In addition to Distain Schivâ, prominent members of the ZRT include Royal Scribe Moritz Fernaodescu, Royal Archivist Gödafrïeu Válcadác'h, former Attorney-General Óïn Ursüm, and Minister ofDefense Mximo Carbonél.
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