Much of the media is busy covering the presidential election taking place in December. But what about the Westeros? Who should sit on the Iron Throne? Let your voice count in the GOT2016 campaign page.
HBO took the opportunity to let those who feel “left out” of the power struggle, and have them cast their vote in who should sit on the Iron Throne.
Game of Thrones fans can now head over to the new and official 2016 campaign site, and choose between the candidates on hand. These candidates are Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish, Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen and Cersei Lannister, who happens to currently reside at the throne.
A video campaign has also been launched, which you can find below –
The website offers a biography for each character. The biography gives a brief history on the character and their part in the world of Westeros (and Essos).
Daenerys Targaryen’s Platform
Freedom for the Known World
Rebuilding the Dragon Population
Uniting Essos and Westeros
Restoring her Divine Right to the Seven Kingdoms
Jon Snow’s Platform
Rebuilding the Night’s Watch
Allowing the Free Folk to Settle the Gift
Inheritance Rights of Illegitimate Children
Preparing for the Long Night
Cersei Lannister’s Platform
Bailing Out the Iron Bank
Pro Trial by Combat
Separation of Church and Crown
Revising Line of Succession to the Iron Throne
Petyr Baelish’s Platform
Small Business Growth
Reducing Debt to the Iron Bank
Diplomatic Ties to the North
Innovation in Transportation
In case you were wondering, Game of Thrones also garners a lot more social media attention, at least on Facebook, where the show is 19 million followers strong, compared to 1.3 million and 2 million followers for the Democratic and Republican parties, respectively.
So, who’s your pick for the Iron Throne? Head on to the official #GOT2016 page to make your voice heard!