[Tagging] tagging for an office of the local representative to parliament

Allan Mustard allan at mustard.net
Sun Nov 4 00:17:40 UTC 2018

Top-level tag IMHO would be office=government, then additional tag would
be government=legislature.

The three branches of government are the executive, the legislative, and
the judicial branches.

On 11/4/2018 5:08 AM, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Nov 2018 at 07:05, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     It's going to take some careful thought, and many postings here,
>>     to come up with a scheme
>>     with sensible terminology that works for all those situations. 
>     To me these are all 'politicians' or at least serve a political
>     role when acting (I hope) on our behalf to represent 'us'.
>     Don't think every situation would be happy with 'parliamentarians'.
>     I am not going to try and distinguish between the various levels -
>     upper and lower houses, federal, state, local, unions etc...
>     That could go in the description, far too many variables around
>     the world for a single system I think.
>     Lets get the first level of tagging done before contemplating a
>     more complex area?
> No, I agree with you!
> I would think either of the 2 basic we mentioned should fit
> office=government or office=politician 
> Question though (more for someone in Europe) - is a "Member of the
> European Parliament" elected, or just appointed by their home country?
> Are they a "politician" as such?
> Is there another overall term for elected people? (& yes, I can think
> of quite a few terms for them, but I don't think we should be marking
> any of them on the map! :-))
> Thanks
> Graeme
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