Consulate Lepidus is not surprising that Sulla remains of the Democratic Party came after the death in motion. But Caesar during his stay in the East there was an event more important, it indicates how little the government was based Sulla. Popular, it has barely begun campaigning, recognized as their head of one of the consuls '78, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. Lepidus was notable and rich; he owned the most sumptuous palace in Rome;  he was still conservative and friend of Sulla, even made a fortune by buying up the estate of convicted . But annoyed that Sulla tried to prevent his election to the consulship, ambitious, frivolous and arrogant, he immediately after Sulla's death,  became the head of People's Party, offering to restore the distribution of bread,  to return the exiles  and return the voting rights  and the cities of the earth, from whom they were taken.  campaign success was neobychaen; Government weakness revealed immediately.