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NOTICE OF RUN-OFF ELECTION - Wednesday, July 20, 2022

PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 138-2022

 

Members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians are hereby notified of an election to be held by secret ballot on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, to elect One (1) Officer At Large, One (1) Red Lake District Representative, elect One (1) Redby District Representative, elect One (1) Ponemah District Representative, elect One (1) Little Rock District Representative to a four year term, to serve on the Tribal Council of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.

The election shall be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations as set forth in the Constitution of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians and Chapter 1800 of the Tribal Code, therefore write-in candidates shall be ineligible and the District Election Board and the General Election Board are hereby instructed not to consider, list or count votes for write-in candidates. The only eligible candidates are those individuals listed below:

RED LAKE TRIBAL CHAIRMAN

Incumbent, Darrell G. Seki, Sr.

Floyd "Buck" Jourdain

RED LAKE DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE

Incumbent, Donald L. Good, Sr

Robert Lee May

REDBY DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE

Harold E. Graves, Jr.

Herman D. Donnell

PONEMAH DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE

Randall Kingbird, "Jiggs"

Eugene Standingcloud

LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE

Incumbent, Adrian Beaulieu

Harlow Spears

REGISTERED VOTERS

Any enrolled member of the Red Lake Band 18 years of age and over on Election Day shall be entitled to vote in this election.

Pursuant to and in accordance with Section 1806.02, subd. 3, of the Election Code, in times of pandemic the Secretary's Office Representative shall send a form requesting a ballot with this announcement; however, a member may write a letter requesting a ballot providing the necessary information for identity.

The address is as follows:

Absentee Ballot Committee,

P.O. Box 544, Red Lake, MN 56671.

or may be faxed to (505) 891-6500 or (505) 891-6501.

ABSENTEE BALLOTING OFFICE

The Absentee Balloting Office shall be available Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for voting at the Red Lake Government Center, Red Lake, MN. They will also be open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday July 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2022.

The Absentee Ballot Committee will be available to accept Absentee Ballot Requests and any questions regarding your Absentee Ballot by calling (218) 679-1331.

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022

Members of the Absentee Ballot Committee will be available at the following locations to receive absentee ballots from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

RED LAKE EMBASSY MINNEAPOLIS,

2111 Cedar Ave S. Minneapolis, MN. 55404

RED LAKE URBAN OFFICE – DULUTH,

211 East 2nd St. Duluth, MN. 55805

OSHKIIMAAJITAHDAH BEMIJIAMAAG OFFICE – BEMIDJI

520 4th St. NW. Bemidji, MN 56601

ELECTION RESULTS

Preliminary election results shall be tallied after 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. The certified results shall be posted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

ELECTION CHALLENGES

Pursuant to Section 1807.06 of the Election Code, only a candidate, and no other person, may challenge the correctness of the certified results of an election in which that candidate ran for elected office and then only for the office that he or she sought. All challenges must strictly comply with all applicable provisions of Section 1807.06.

2022 RUNOFF ELECTION TIMELINE

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2022

Absentee Balloting Begins

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2022

Deadline for ballot counting watchers

FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022

Deadline for Election Day Poll Observers

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022

Members of the Absentee Ballot Committee will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2022, at the following locations:

RED LAKE EMBASSY – MINNEAPOLIS

RED LAKE URBAN OFFICE – DULUTH

OSHKIIMAAJITAHDAH BEMIJIAMAAG OFFICE – BEMIDJI

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2022 ELECTION DAY

Reservation District Polls Open 8 am - 8 pm

Absentee Balloting Office Open 8 am - 8 pm

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022

The certified election results are posted at 10:00 a.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022

Deadline for Election challenges

 

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