Technically yes... we can't turn off the alliance leader vote... but for the event, no. I am going to be very involved and in constant communications with the Faction leaders. They are also under strict rules and guidelines so as not to abuse their power of being an alliance leader in this event. So if they get voted off, we'll simply be putting them back.
Now - if something in real life comes up and they simply can't be on anymore, then yes. We will make sure to find a suitable replacement within their faction and bring the new leader up to speed.
Hopefully. Need to finish hashing out all the smaller details with admin's. Will announce when it's finalized.
On a separate note, the event will be a 3 ticker for 1000 ticks. If you guys REALLY don't want a 3 tickers, then it can be moved to a 2 ticker for 750 ticks. But this event will only take place for 2 weeks max. There are still a lot of unknowns for how things will turn out in this event overall. So we wish to keep it short and sweet for this go around and we'll see how things work If all goes well, we can look forward to seeing this again in the future!