SAULT STE. MARIE — The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians concluded their normal election on June 23 and produced the unofficial outcomes, electing six new users to the board of directors.
The Sault Tribe organizes tribal users in the Higher Peninsula into five units based on in which they live. The board of administrators is produced up of 12 people symbolizing those five units. There are five board customers from Unit 1, 1 board member represents Device 5 and two board customers stand for each and every other device.
Vice chair DJ Hoffman from Device 1, treasurer Keith Massaway from Device 3, Denise Chase from Unit 4 and Charles Matson from Unit 5 all ran for reelection and dropped in the normal election. Catherine Hollowell from Device 2 did not seek reelection and stepped down from the board.
The winners of this election that will be signing up for the board of administrators, according to the unofficial effects, are Kimberly Lee in Device 2, Shawn Borowicz in Unit 3, Kimberly Hampton in Unit 4 and Tyler LaPlaunt in Unit 5.
Device 1 candidates Nichole Causley and Isaac McKechnie tied in votes. If there is nonetheless not a winner just after a recount of votes then the winner will be picked by a drawing of straws.
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The candidates in this election had been selected throughout the tribe’s principal election in May perhaps.
This election commenced on June 1 when tribal residents ended up sent blank ballots in the mail and questioned to turn in their concluded ballots by June 23.
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