Felicia Winters

Current Shadow President Felicia Winters

The Shadow President is the leader of the largest opposition party in the legislative body of the Federal government. When the leader of one of the Federation's two main political parties, the Liberal Party and the Republican Party, is elected President, then the leader of the other party automatically becomes Shadow President. The position of Shadow President is unrelated to that of Vice President, who is selected and appointed directly by the President of the Federation.

Congressman Zachary Hudson of the Republican Party held the title of Shadow President during the Liberal Administration of President Jasmina Halsey; when Halsey disappeared, she lost a Vote of No Confidence and Hudson was elected President.[1] Congresswoman Felicia Winters of the Liberal Party, formerly Secretary of State to Halsey and Acting President during the initial days of her disappearance, became the current Shadow President.[2]

The position of Shadow Vice President also exists and serves as the deputy leader of the opposition party. Edgar Santiago held the position of Shadow Vice President of the Liberal Party until his sudden retirement in late 3304. Santiago was replaced by Congressman Isolde Rochester, a longtime supporter of both former Federal President Halsey and Shadow President Winters.[3]


  • This title is similar to a Shadow Minister, a position held by a member of the principal opposing party to the current Prime Minister's party, normally 'shadowing' a specific government minister. The direct equivalent post is the Leader of the Opposition, who is the leader of the principal opposing party.[4]
  • This title is the rough equivalent of a minority leader who is the floor leader of the second largest caucus in a legislative body.[5]


  1. Galnet - Zachary Hudson Becomes the New President of the Federation
  2. Meet the Powers – Felicia Winters
  3. GalNet: Isolde Rochester becomes Shadow Vice President
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