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Pelicania, formally The United States of Pelicania, is a nation comprised of much of former Canada.
Pelicania was formed by a referendum in Quebec on independence from Canada. The vote was narrowly in favor of independence, and Quebec peacefully split with Canada. The new nation also acquired New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. The nation's name was change to Pelicania via a nationwide poll of several popular options.
Government Structure Edit
The United States of Pelicania is a Representative Democracy. Each state (The states are Quebec, Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island) is given a certain amount of representatives in the National House, based on population. (The current total is 187)
The President is elected by popular vote. In the event of a tie, the National House chooses a winner. Elections occur every four years, and there are no term limits.
The Supreme Court is made up of seven justices appointed by the President and confirmed by the National House. The court system consists of 242 local courts, 24 district courts, and the Supreme court. Justices for the two lower courts are appointed by state authorities.