Elections are held every six months in Popular Union of Occitania. Each party chooses a candidate by "circumscription". The party who has the majority of deputies sees its chief become president by a second election.
On February 2017, the Radical Party had sent fakes applications by usurping identities. This party was prohibited after such actions.
On February 26, 2017, Edwin Farrar wrote a Official statement about the general election.
Edwin Farrar believes that this will be the toughest election ever in the 'UPO'. Edwin Farrar was confirmed as leader of the DPRP after the North Farrar Election on the 26th February. This party was forbidden by presidential decree on March 7 .