May 2017 Chancellor election
Member States eligible to vote
Majority of votes needed to win
No majority in first round; Ballots for last place candidate redistributed
7 votes for Mons Garle
4 votes for Normandy and Picardy
Nominations for the position of Chancellor opened on 4 May 2017, and closed on 13 May 2017. The Speaker, Odd Republic, served as the Election Administrator. The final vote was verified by Member States Austerain and Anaaxes. There were 13 valid votes of 15 total votes cast, with 2 abstentions. This was the inaugural election held for this office, in preparation of the implementation of the Third Constitution of the Social Liberal Union. Mons Garle won the election after gaining more votes than Normandy and Picardy in the second round of the instant-run off vote after ballots cast for Avaerilon were redistributed. They took office on 20 May 2017 as the first Chancellor of the Social Liberal Union.
Odd Republic nominated Kanoria on 5 May, but they declined the nomination on the 7th. Austerain nominated Mons Garle and North American Republics on 5 May, and North American Republic declined the nomination the 6th and Mons Garle accepted the nomination on the 6th. Normandy and Picardy nominated themselves on 7 May. Mintonity nominated Avaerilon on 7 May, and they accepted the nomination the same day.