William Farr defeated Isaac Muro to win a sixth term as President of West Who. The Elections Department announced today that the general election electronic voting had closed and that Farr received 82% of the votes cast by West Who citizens. Muro received 18% of the popular vote. Also, elected to office was John Farr as Vice President, Shaurya Singh as Governor, Charlie Mora as Mayor of Whoville, Filippo Bagarolo and Timothy Schoonover were elected as West Who Senators and Andrew P. Harrod and Yato Gami were elected to the West Who House of Representatives. The Elections Department said 30% of eligible voters cast ballots in the election.
President Competes in Spartan Race
President Farr competing at Spartan Race in Chicago, USA
WWN- Whoville – West Who’s President was among top the competitors in a Spartan Race held in Chicago, USA for his age bracket. After completing in the race, the President announced that he is seeking re-election as President in the upcoming West Who General Elections. President Farr has served for five years as the President of the Republic of West Who.
Foreign Minister in Vietnam on Diplomatic Mission
Foreign Minister Michael Farr began his diplomatic mission with a visit to the Presidential Palace in Saigon. The Foreign Minister officially traveled to Vietnam to build better relations for the Republic of West Who. “West Who is serious about increasing its global reach. We believe micronations have much to offer in foreign relations. While it is unlikely that the Vietnam will recognize West Who anytime soon, we view each visit as a small step forward,” said Farr.
President Appoints Chris Roberts as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
President Farr today announced at a press conference that he is appointing Justice Chris Roberts to a three year term as Chief Justice of the West Who Supreme Court. The three year term of Thomas Gallager, the current Chief Justice, has expired. “I want to thank Justice Gallager for his service on the high court. His work has benefited the people of West Who” said the President. Gallager will remain on the court as a justice. The President said he was looking forward to working with the new Chief Justice and felt Roberts has much to offer our nation.
Chief Justice Chris Roberts
Vice President Visits Salt Flats in USA
Vice President John Farr and Senator Neiderer visited the Salt Flats in Utah, USA on a scientific mission for the West Who Academy of Science. The Vice President did a taste test at the Salt Flats. He reached down chipped off some of the mineral sodium chloride (NaCl) more commonly known as salt. After performing the test the Vice President said, ” yes that tastes just like salt”. The famous Bonneville Salt Flats are located in the western Utah. It is perfectly flat and has a thick crust of salty soil. It looks like a frozen lake bed covered with snow. No vegetation grows in that area. The Vice President and Senator were the first West Who officials to visit the salt flat.
President Honored With Foreign Award
West Who President William Farr was awarded the Order of the Silver Lion by the Principality of Aigues-Mortes, located in Southern France. Baroness Barbara of Bieniak Betz of Aigues-Mortes said the President was being honored as a micronational leader. “I am pleased to be honored with the award. We value our relations with the Principality” said the President. A government spokesperson said Baroness Barbara had contacted the Foreign Ministry about the international award. President Farr was the first West Who leader so honored.