SAULT STE. MARIE — The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians concluded their general election on June 23 and introduced the unofficial final results, electing six new associates to the board of directors.
The Sault Tribe organizes tribal customers in the Upper Peninsula into five units dependent on exactly where they dwell. The board of directors is created up of 12 people symbolizing those five units. There are 5 board members from Unit 1, one particular board member represents Unit 5 and two board users characterize every other unit.
Vice chair DJ Hoffman from Unit 1, treasurer Keith Massaway from Device 3, Denise Chase from Unit 4 and Charles Matson from Unit 5 all ran for reelection and shed in the typical election. Catherine Hollowell from Device 2 did not find reelection and stepped down from the board.
The winners of this election that will be signing up for the board of administrators, in accordance to the unofficial outcomes, are Kimberly Lee in Device 2, Shawn Borowicz in Device 3, Kimberly Hampton in Unit 4 and Tyler LaPlaunt in Device 5.
Unit 1 candidates Nichole Causley and Isaac McKechnie tied in votes. If there is nevertheless not a winner just after a recount of votes then the winner will be chosen by a drawing of straws.
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The candidates in this election have been chosen all through the tribe’s principal election in May perhaps.
This election started on June 1 when tribal inhabitants were being despatched blank ballots in the mail and requested to flip in their accomplished ballots by June 23.
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This posting initially appeared on The Sault News: Sault tribe replaces customers of their board of directors in standard election