Occitanian general election, November 2017

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Occitania elections, November 2017

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May 2017 ←
22 November 2017
→ May 2018

Turnout 55,73%(27.73)
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Candidate Babou Chkaya Juan Cisneros Vladimir Novikov
Party Union of the Left PIP Independent
Home state Babougrad Tagtabazar Himeji
States carried 6 2 1
Popular vote 25 3 4
Percentage 78,13% 9,37% 12,5%

President before election

Babou Chkaya
Esquerra!

Elected President

Babou Chkaya
Esquerra!

Logo of the elections

The Occitanian general election, November 2017 will be the 5th General election of the Popular Union of Occitania. The vote will take place on November 22, 2017.

Background

In the Popular Union of Occitania, everybody, occitanian or not, may be a candidate by completing this form. The first closing date for applications was the 1st November 2017. The government has extended this date to November 7.

Electoral system

General elections are held every six months in Popular Union of Occitania. Each party chooses a candidate by "constituency". The party who has the majority of deputies sees its chief become president by a second election. With this system, the President of Occitania is the leader of the Legislative and executive, he is the head of the Vergadering and head of the Government. Thre are four constituencies in Occitania (Midi-Gironde, Iberia, Septemtrio and New World). In addition to these four constituencies, in each federal republic, one person is elected to represent it in the Vergadering. A person can have several mandates.

Vote

The election will takes place on 22 November 2017. In Himeji, Sezentrania and Tagtabazar due to the time difference, the election will take place on 21 November (this prevents the European results from being published before the vote in the this territories). Also, for the citizens living abroad, the portal online will be open from 15 to 21 November.

Candidates and results

In the Constituencies

Midi-Gironde constituency

  • Turnout: 100%
Party Name of the candidate Popular Vote (%) Number of votes cast
Union of the Left (EQ!) Babou Chkaya 77,77% 7
Blank Vote 22,22% 2
Invalid ballots 0% 0

Iberia constituency

  • Turnout: 69,23%
Party Name of the candidate Popular Vote (%) Number of votes cast
Union of the Left (MON) Vicent Branchadell 100% 9
Party of Industrialists and Peasants Lluis Esteve 0% 0
Blank Vote 0% 0
Invalid ballots 0% 0


Septemtrio constituency

  • Turnout: 42,85%
Party Name of the candidate Popular Vote (%) Number of votes cast
Union of the Left (FP) Jakub Baran 9
Blank Vote 2
Invalid ballots 0

New World constituency

  • Turnout: 70%
Party Name of the candidate Popular Vote (%) Number of votes cast
Party of Industrialists and Peasants Juan Cisneros 42,85% 3
Independent Vladimir Novikov 57,15% 4
Blank Vote 0% 0
Invalid ballots 0% 0

In the Federal Republics

Tagtabazar

  • Turnout: 100%
Party Name of the candidate Popular Vote (%) Number of votes cast
Party of Industrialists and Peasants Juan Cisneros 100% 2
Blank Vote 0 0%
Invalid ballots 0 0%

Three Flowers

  • Turnout: 64,28%
Party Name of the candidate Popular Vote (%) Number of votes cast
Union of the Left (MON) Vicent Branchadell 100% 9
Blank Vote 0% 0
Invalid ballots 0% 0

Presidential election

Party Name of the candidate Deputies Vote (%) Number of votes cast
Union of the Left (EQ!) Babou Chkaya 66.66% 4
Party of Industrialists and Peasants Juan Cisneros 16.66% 1
Independent Vladimir Novikov 16.66% 1

Campaign

On June 22, the occitanian authorities opened the official campaign for the elections.

On August 14, Babou Chkaya begins its campaign in Shalom. Two days later, he announces that this will be his last presidential campaign.

On October 18, Vicent Branchadell candidate in the Iberia constituency, has create his own party, Montserrat which is allied with Esquerra!. Together, they had created a new coalition: Union of the Left. Fighting Poland joined this coalition too.

Election poster of the Union of the Left coalition


Opinion polls

Pollster Release date UL PIP VN
Bayarri administration 16 Nov. 2017 50% 50% X