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IMPORTANT ELECTION INFORMATION

 

March 23, 2022

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic all eligible voters of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians received an Election Announcement and form to request an Absentee Ballot for Red Lake Band's 2022 General Election.

If you do not plan on voting in person at one of polling sites or by coming to vote at the Red Lake Nation Government Center; it is strongly encouraged that you complete your request for absentee ballot form and send it back to the tribes Election Rep./Vendor AES as soon as possible, to allow for mail processing.

*If your mailing address has changed since December 2021 and you have not updated your address with the Red Lake Nation Enrollment Dept. or if you did not receive a request in the mail, you may call the Absentee Ballot Committee at 218-679-1331.

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IMPORTANT ELECTION INFORMATION

TO: MEMBERS OF THE RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

DUE TO THE PANDEMIC, the Secretary's representative of the Tribal Council

(AES Services, P.O. Box 44607, Rio Rancho, NM. 57174) furnished a form to be used in requesting a ballot to each voter whose address is known with the election announcement.

COMPLETE & RETURN REQUEST FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT FORM TO:

Absentee Ballot Committee

P.O. Box 44607

Rio Rancho, NM 87174-9931

UPON RECEIPT OF REQUEST FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT FORM:

AES SERVICES shall mail to such voter an absentee ballot. Upon receiving your absentee ballot, follow instructions included and return as soon as possible. Absentee ballots are due by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

If you did not receive your absentee ballot/request in the mail, please contact the Absentee Ballot Committee at 218-679-1331

ABSENTEE BALLOT VOTING IS AVAILABLE AT THE RED LAKE GOVERNMENT CENTER

Monday, March 14, 2022 through Wednesday, May 17, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

In addition, the absentee ballot committee will be available on

Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

May 7th & 8th, and May 14th & 15th, 2022

to distribute and receive, in person absentee ballots at the Red Lake Government Center.

Monday, May 16, 2022

The Absentee Ballot Committee will be available from

8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the following locations:

RED LAKE EMBASSY - MINNEAPOLIS

RED LAKE URBAN OFFICE – DULUTH

OSHKIIMAAJITAHDAH OFFICE – BEMIDJI

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

ELECTION DAY

Polls open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Absentee ballots are due by 8:00 p.m.

Absentee ballot voting will be available at the Red Lake Government Center on

Election Day from 8AM-8PM

Curbside voting will be available at each location. For more information, please call 218-679-1331

Voters are strongly encouraged to use Absentee voting whether reservation residents or otherwise. Requesting an absentee ballot will NOT change your residency. Absentee voting will be the preferred method to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

 

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