Office of the President
Elected every two years via ranked choice voting, the President is both the head of state and head of government of the Republic of Soundland.
They are responsible for the execution and enforcement of the laws created by the National Senate. To assist in this responsibility, there exists the cabinet, which is comprised of the secretaries of the executive departments, appointed by the president and heads of important independent agencies. These departments and agencies help carry out the day-to-day administration of the Republic. The president also appoints people to other positions, such as the the Supreme Court. The National Senate approves all appointments that the president makes.
The President has the power to sign into law bills passed by the National Senate, or to veto them, although the National Senate may override a veto with a two-thirds vote.
The executive branch conducts foreign diplomacy and the President has the power to negotiate and sign treaties, which are then ratified by the National Senate. President can issue an executive order which can direct officers or agencies of the executive branch, further or clarify already existing laws. In addition, the President has the power to issue pardons to those convicted of crime.
Moreover, the President is the Commander-in-Chief of the Soundland Armed Forces.
The primary advisory body to the president is the Cabinet, comprised of the secretaries of the executive departments and other members as appointed by the president.
In addition to the Cabinet, the President is advised on national security and foreign policy matters by the Security Council, which is comprised of the Vice President, the Secretary of State, the Director of the State Intelligence Service and principle national security advisors.
The current President is founder Clark Morber, having served as President since Soundland's independence in 2020, and is in his second term.