2021 Baronial Polling
* Polling Instructions
Process Information * Transition Schedule
Wolfrik & Evelyn
Kjell & Isabel
Polling is now Open!!
Polls close Saturday, August 14th.
The Crown of the Middle Kingdom wishes the widest possible counsel on matters relating to the Kingdom; thus, it is requested that all members respond to this baronial poll for the Barony of Donnershafen.
All baronial residents should please complete the poll located at this link: RESIDENT
A resident is defined as a person who lives within the geographic boundaries of the barony regardless of Society membership status. Please check with your Baronial Seneschal or on the Middle Kingdom website if you are unsure of your group's geographic area.
Those who live outside of the Baronial borders are welcome to complete a "non-resident" poll at this Link:
While these poll are tallied separately, the Crown still values the opinions of all members of Their populace.
Please note that your poll will be VERIFIED by your membership number, address, and name.
Only cast one poll.
POLLS WITH INACCURATE INFORMATION OR THOSE FILED MORE THAN ONCE UNDER THE SAME MEMBERSHIP NUMBER OR NAME WILL NOT BE TALLIED!
Poll must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14
As announced during May's business meeting, we are beginning the Baronial polling process. This opens the time period for accepting letters of intent to run for Baron and Baroness. Any paid member is eligible to run.
Letters of intent will be accepted until July 10, 2021.
Submissions must include:
Photo of candidates (preferable together)
Photo release (see comments)
Copies of photo ID
Valid SCA Membership card
Contact information (address, phone number, email address)
Send information to Donnershafen's seneschal, Isobella Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org Please email me if you need to send letters through the USPS, wish to drop this off in person, or with any questions you may have.
Thank you, Isobella Gray
Donnershafen Baronial Transition Timeline
from Kingdom Group Transitions Deputy
(*Note: Any changes in COVID-19 restrictions or measures
could impact the dates listed here)
The polling process is designed to take up to six months (or 26 weeks). This allows time for the preliminary work to be completed, the poll to take place, the results to be tabulated and sent to the Crown, the Crown to reach a decision, and (if necessary) an investiture to be planned.
Below is a general timeline of when events should take place.
Their Excellencies announced intention to step down/Baronial transition process begins
06/06 to 07/10
Baronial Seneschal accepts letters of intent (along with photos, release forms, and contact info for each)
07/11 to 07/24
Formal announcement of candidates
07/24 to 08/14
Polling of Barony
Fall – Crown decision
*Middle Kingdom policy is to leave 2 months for the Crown’s decision
Investiture in November, 2021