The sprites fight it out for the honour of being "Best Sprite". The rest of the realm despises this but the sprites claim it is the ony way for them to sort this out. And for them fighting each other is the way to sort any great matter out.
The Queen will sometimes tune into Earth based electioneering programmes. She quite likes some of the debates but hates the booing and cat calling that can go on. She does not use magic to influence the outcome.