The Republic of Wynaan is a small micronation located within the United States and also has a state that borders Egypt and Sudan. The current population of 11 enjoy a democratic government alongside a preferential voting system different from the American voting system. Wynaan's original population of 4 declared independence on April 22, 2016.
Republic of Wynaan
"Only the best is good enough"
|North America, Africa, Antarctica |
|- President||Patrick Lightning|
|- Vice President||B.M. Jenkins|
|- Secretary of State||H. Jenkins|
|- Number of seats||- 4|
|Established||April 22, 2016|
|Area claimed||2,060.20 km² (estimated)|
|Currency||USD ($), United Pound (£)|
|Time zone||UTC -5, UTC +2.5 (DST observed)|
|National sport||Ice Hockey|
|National animal||House cat|
Wynaan's name comes from the name of the fictional planet "Wynaan" from an unpublished book called "Galaxy Wars". Aside from that, the name "Wynaan" has no official meaning.
Wynaan's history begins in April 22, 2016 when 4 individuals founded the Oligarchy of Wynaan. About a week later, the first national election was held to see who would be President. Congressmen and government officials were elected After Patrick Lightning was elected first president of Wynaan, he set to work drafting the first constitution of Wynaan. It was ratified by the congress May 24, 2016. On May 30, 2016 the name of Wynaan was officially changed to the Republic of Wynaan. Several new states were added at this time raising the population to 6 in less than a month of the countries founding. A flag, coat of arms, and a motto were also created at this time.
Official Historical Document
The Second Presidential Election
The next election is scheduled to take place a week after April 29 on May 4, 2017. Patrick Lightning was elected president with B.M. Jenkins elected as VP. H. Jenkins and Matt Harrison were elected Secretary of State and Secretary of War respectively.
States of Wynaan
There are currently 11 official states of Wynaan and 2 territories
- Unnamed State (1)
- Unnamed State (2)
- Unnamed State (3)
- Marie Byrd Land
- Bir Tawil
There are three branches of the government; The Presidential branch, The secretary branch, and the Congress. The passage of power goes:
President - Vice President - Secretary of State - Secretary of War - Oldest member of congress
The Presidential Branch
This branch includes two major people, the President and Vice President. The President is the leader of the country and also the most influential member of congress (see congress). The main election is April 29th, with a primary election to pick two candidates about a week before. The Vice President is chosen by the president at the start of his term. The VP handles most of the foreign affairs and serves as a member of congress.
The Secretary Branch
This branch includes the Secretary of State and Secretary of War. The Secretary of State approves annexation of new states and becomes the VP if he/she is unable to fulfill his/her duties. The Secretary of War is the commander of the military in times or war. Any military action taken by the Secretary of War must be approved by the President. The Secretary of War also alongside fulfills the role of Secretary of State if he/she cannot fulfill his/her duties.
Branch of Congress
4 members of government currently make up the congress with two being the President and the Vice President and two being elected citizens. However due to a potential increase in population, the congress may be expanded. The congress proposes, passes, and rejects laws that apply to Wynaan. The President's vote counts as two votes and has the most say in the lawmaking. Every year in October 29th, two citizens are elected to run for congress. The current congressmen may run for another term.
Elections and Voting
In congress, laws pass or are rejected by a 1/2 majority vote. However, election voting works differently. Wynaan uses a system called Preferential voting for elections.
List of Government Terms
- Patrick Lightning (April 29, 2016 -)
- B.M. Jenkins (June 19, 2016 - June 25, 2016)
- B.M. Jenkins (April 29, 2016 - )
- H. Jenkins (June 10, 2016 - June 12, 2016 | June 19, 2016- June 25, 2016)
Secretary of State
- H. Jenkins (April 29, 2016 - )
- Matt Harrison (June 10, 2016 - June 12, 2016 | June 19, 2016- June 25, 2016)
Secretary of War
- Matt Harrison (April 29, 2016 - )
Note that the congressional election was supposed to take place Oct. 29, 2016
- H. Jenkins (April 29, 2016 - )
- Matt Harrison (April 29, 2016 - Nov. 17, 2016)
- S. Baker (Nov. 17, 2016 - May 27, 2017)
Political Parties of Wynaan
There are two main political parties in Wynaan; the Capitalist Party and the Independence Party. There is also the faction of independents who are not aligned to any specific party.
The Capitalist Party
The Capitalist Party generally supports issues regarding the advancement of business, market, trade, and the economy. They believe in free enterprise and a mixed economy. They generally put economic and business issues before civil rights but the rights of the people are highly regarded for. The Capitalist Party generally supports most U.S. Republican views and ideals.
The Independence Party
The Independence Party generally supports civil rights first and economical problems second.
Any citizen or member of government in Wynaan can choose to not align themselves with any political party. If so, they are registered as "Independents" not to be confused with the Independence Party.
Seats in Congress
|Party Name||Founder||Members||Seats in Congress|
|Capitalist Party||Patrick Lightning||4|
|Independence Party||B.M. Jenkins||2|
Wynaan would like to begin diplomatic talks with other nations. If your nation would like to have diplomatic ties with Wynaan, be recognized, or even join Wynaan, send the President a request at firstname.lastname@example.org. If Wynaan recognizes your nation, you must also recognize Wynaan. Wynaan is also a member of the Intermicronational Union and recognizes all member nations.
|United Federation of Fornelos||Alliance/Recognition (IMU member)||12/18/2026|
|Empire of Skywalkistan||Alliance/Recongition (IMU member)||12/18/2016|
|Barony of Voyflen||IMU member||12/18/2016|
|Principality of Garonne||IMU member||12/18/2016|
|Republic of Mize||Alliance/Recognition||12/11/2016|
And individuals who submit a request for citizenship to Wynaan's email can become a citizen. Congress will then vote whether the individual(s) can become a citizen of Wynaan. Once citizenship is granted, the permanent residence of the individual becomes Wynaanian State. Micronations that wish to join into Wynaan may submit a request.
Wynaan has one federally owned business called Wynaan Compositions
Wynaan's official religion is Christianity. However everyone in Wynaan has complete religious freedom.
Wynaan has no official healthcare system in place at the moment. All healthcare is provided by the individual.
At the moment there is no central form of education in Wynaan. However, the current president would like to found a "Univeristy of Wynaan".
Wynaan has no military for offensive actions but does have a military for national defense. All citizens of Wynaan are expected to defend the nation if it comes under attack. The Secretary of War is in charge of coordinating defensive actions between the military in times of war. The current arms of Wynaan include:
- Paintball guns
- One spy drone
Wynaan has one official sports league, the WKHL (Wynaan Knee Hockey League). The league consists of 4 teams: The Neefosca Penguins, The Hermitville Oilers, The Ghiamonga Rhinos, and the Hermitville Panthers.
Official page Wynaan Knee Hockey League
Wynaanian enjoy several different types of games. Some popular games include "Memoir '44", "Dungeons & Dragons", "Acquire", "Minecraft", "Super Smash Bros", and "Star Wars Battlefront". A new game that is becoming popular in some of Wynaan's states is a video game called "Splatoon".
On federal holidays, all state employees have off. Official holidays are recognized but no employee has off.
- Independence Day - April 22, 2016
- Fireworks Day - July 4th
- Thanksgiving Day - Nov. 24th
- Easter - April 4th
- Christmas - Dec. 25th
- St. Patrick's Day - March 17th
- Pi Day - March 14th
- Starwars Day - May 4th