Information on the process that must be followed for a group to become a Barony is available on the Midrealm site under the seneschal section located here at:
According to the document there are eight steps that need to be completed. What happened at 12th Night was part of step one. The official polling of the members for transition to a Barony is step seven. The votes that have occurred so far have been vote to see if we should begin the process of transition and not a vote for transition.
This site also has the Kingdom rules for those who might wish to become the Baron or Barroness.
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