From the dev: Why your party size is sometimes zero under electioneering DLC

I know a few people have experienced this and reported it as a bug. here is the explanation, from looking at someone’s save game:

Check your cabinet, and their campaigning skill. The likelihood is that all your ministers skill is really low This is the reason that your high approval does not translate into decent
party membership. Basically people love your policies but hate all the
main people in your party :smiley:

If you think this is too harsh, its governed by a value in \program files\democracy 3\data\simconfig.txt called:


If you reduce that, it wont be so strong, but thats almost cheating :smiley:

Hope that explains things :smiley: