SAULT STE. MARIE — The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians concluded their standard election on June 23 and unveiled the unofficial results, electing six new customers to the board of directors.
The Sault Tribe organizes tribal associates in the Upper Peninsula into five units based mostly on where they live. The board of administrators is built up of 12 people symbolizing those five units. There are five board members from Unit 1, one board member signifies Device 5 and two board members signify every other device.
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 standard election. Catherine Hollowell from Device 2 did not look for reelection and stepped down from the board.
The winners of this election that will be becoming a member of the board of administrators, according to the unofficial benefits, are Kimberly Lee in Device 2, Shawn Borowicz in Unit 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 following a recount of votes then the winner will be decided on by a drawing of straws.
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The candidates in this election have been preferred through the tribe’s most important election in May.
This election started on June 1 when tribal residents ended up despatched blank ballots in the mail and requested to transform in their accomplished ballots by June 23.
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