Emperor Whimsical - I think you mean motion of the ocean. And our motion appears to be attracting more voters Must be our dashing good looks and charming personality.
Omniscient1 - MK's average being higher isn't that surprising. They were at one point a very stacked alliance with over 200 people. They may have dwindled in size, but they have had just as much time to rebuild as anyone else. They have also maintained amazing leadership and organization.
NG actively recruits so we're going to gain noobs plus the occasional ghosts.