The Hanging Chad of
Democratic Socialists
In God We Trust - Not Our Election Officials
Regional Influence
Civil Rights
Political Freedom
Below Average

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The Hanging Chad of Butterfly Ballot is a gargantuan, safe nation, notable for its barren, inhospitable landscape. The hard-nosed population of 21.609 billion Butterfly Ballotians are fiercely patriotic and enjoy great social equality; they tend to view other, more capitalist countries as somewhat immoral and corrupt.

The relatively small, socially-minded government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Spirituality, and Defense. The average income tax rate is 20.5%, but much higher for the wealthy.

The large but underdeveloped Butterfly Ballotian economy, worth 731 trillion moonstones a year, is broadly diversified and led by the Door-to-door Insurance Sales industry, with major contributions from Book Publishing, Soda Sales, and Automobile Manufacturing. State-owned companies are common. Average income is 33,866 moonstones, and distributed extremely evenly, with little difference between the richest and poorest citizens.

Voting is compulsory and citizens can be frequently spotted going about their business stark naked. Crime is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Butterfly Ballot's national animal is the panther, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.

Butterfly Ballot is ranked 8th in Florida and 35,504th in the world for Lowest Overall Tax Burden, scoring -4 on the Hayek Index.

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by Max Barry

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