Barony Polling 2018

The letters of intent from each candidate can be found here Letter of Intent Garrett Letter of Intent Turnbull in their unedited and original format. 

The candidate answers to populace questions can be found here Populace Questions and Answers in their unedited and original format.

Barony of Namron Baronial Polling 

    Per the Seneschal’s handbook, baronial surveys (pollings) will be conducted every 3 years after a change in
local Landed Nobility to gather commentary on the Nobles, unless directed otherwise by the crown. The
time has come to conduct Namron’s polling.

Members and non-members are encouraged to participate in the polling.

Namron Baronial Polling Schedule

  • January 2018: Sample polling form is printed with candidate letter(s) in newsletter.
  • Thursday, January 18, 2018: Both sets of candidates will present 5-minute introductions at the beginning of Namron’s monthly business meeting. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • Saturday, January 20, 2018: Candidate interviews with Crown at Round Table.
  • Thursday, February 1, 2018: Polling occurs. This will take place during populace meeting. If you are unable to attend populace meeting, absentee polling forms will be available, see below for deadline associated with absentee polling forms.
  • TBD Date: Crown announces their decision.
You can find a sample Polling form here.

There are often questions that come up around a polling. Below are some clarifications and answers to
commonly asked questions, as written in the Seneschal Handbook. If you have any other questions,
please do not hesitate to contact the local, regional, or kingdom seneschal.

Polling Clarifications

    Baronial pollings are not a democratic vote and do not necessarily determine who will be chosen for a
position. Rather, pollings provide a way for the Crown to hear and consider the opinions of the populace
on the matter of Baronial landed nobility.

Candidate Discussion

    Candidate discussion on email lists and social media should avoided. If you have questions for the baronial
candidates, contact them directly, not on a list. The Crown and Kingdom Seneschal will determine if there
will be candidate Q&A sessions or speeches to be conducted at local functions.

Where to send commentary

    The opinion poll form does not include space for written commentary, so any commentary about the
baronial candidates should be emailed directly to the Crown at and to the Heirs at Do not send commentary to the Kingdom, Regional or Local Seneschal.

Who can fill out an opinion poll form?

    Everyone: member and non-members, residents and non-residents. If you are a member, bring proof of
membership with you to the polling.

Absentee Polling Forms

    The Kingdom Seneschal will establish the procedures for absentee polling. Typically, this will entail the
person wishing to poll emailing the Kingdom Seneschal for a ballot and returning the completed ballot to
the Kingdom Seneschal by email prior to the deadline established by the Kingdom Seneschal. This is so all
may have the opportunity to participate in the polling. Polling multiple times is not permitted.

Results of the polling

    The results of the baronial polling will not be made public. This is the norm for opinion polls conducted in
Ansteorra. The results of the polling will be known only by the Kingdom Seneschal, the Crown, and the
Coronet. The results will not be shared with anyone else: not the candidates, not the current local Landed
Nobility, not the populace, no one. If anyone hints that they know the numbers, they are not from this
plane of existence.

Please understand that the poll is a measure of your opinions, not a democratic vote. The Crown alone
makes the decision, in consultation with their Heirs.

If anyone has any questions, they may contact the Kingdom Seneschal at

Sample Polling Form

Opinion Polling: Barony of Namron Landed Nobility

Results of this opinion poll will be shared only with the Kingdom Seneschal, the Crown, and the Coronet.
The results of this baronial opinion poll will not be made public. This is the norm for opinion polls
conducted in Ansteorra. Please understand that this poll is a measure of your opinions, not a “vote.” The
Crown alone makes the decision, in consultation with their Heirs.

The following candidates have declared their intent to run for the position of Landed Nobility of the Barony
of Namron. Please rank each couple or candidate in order with 1 being your first choice. Remember that
the final decision rests with Their Majesties.

Candidates Rank (with 1 being your first choice)

  •  Andrew Turnbull and Kyna Terricsdottir
    Gaelan Garrett and Brenna (ravon) Garrett
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