Tribal Election Board Provides Update on Official Candidates List
May 23, 2016
Pursuant to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election and Referendum Ordinance (amended April 2, 2013) Section IX (H), the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board was scheduled to post the official list of candidates two weeks after the Tribal Caucus that was held on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The Election Board regrets that it is unable to certify the candidates at this time as all the background checks have not been received.
At this time, the unofficial roster of candidates who have accepted their nominations by close of business on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, remains the same and are (in no particular order):
Tribal Chief: Ruth Herne Bell, Beverly Cook and Donald Thompson, Jr.
Tribal Sub-Chief: Wendy Adams, Jeffrey Lauzon and Shelley Jacobs
Chief Judge: Carrie Garrow and Michele Mitchell
Traffic Judge #1: Lois Terrance
Traffic Judge #2: Victor Martin
Any questions or concerns regarding the eligible voters list, requests for an absentee ballot or to schedule in-home voting can be directed to the Tribal Clerk’s Office at (518) 358-2272.
The annual tribal election will be held on June 4, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the lobby of the Community Building.Voters are required to bring their Tribal enrollment card or other valid photo identification.
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The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized
government of the Saint Regis Mohawk People.