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CSKT 2013 TRIBAL COUNCIL ELECTION

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

09/03/2013

Opening Date for Candidate Filing

09/26/2013
Closing Date for Candidate Filing
10/03/2013
Deadline to Withdraw Candidacy
10/03/2013
Polling Places Determined
10/10/2013
Certification of Candidates
10/10/2013
Certification of Voter List
10/14/2013
Post Notice of Primary Election
10/31/2013
Orientation of Election Judges for Primary Election

11/02/2013

PRIMARY ELECTION

11/02/2013
Absentee Ballots Postmarked for Primary Election
11/06/2013
Certification for Primary Election
11/07/2013
Post Notice of General Election
12/12/2013
Orientation of Election Judges for General Election

12/14/2013

GENERAL ELECTION

12/14/2013
Absentee Ballots Postmarked for General Election
12/18/2013
Certification of General Election

01/03/2014

OATH OF OFFICE

 
   
NOTICE OF ELECTION
2013 TRIBAL COUNCIL ELECTION

of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

In accordance with Article IV, of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Montana, amended October 3, 1981. Notice is hereby given that on NOVEMBER 2, 2013 a PRIMARY ELECTION will be held for the purpose of filling the expired terms of Tribal Council seats. Declaration of Candidacy and Affidavit forms will be accepted by the Election Committee beginning on, September 3, 2013. Any enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation who resides in a District may announce his/her candidacy for the Tribal Council for that District by notifying the Election Committee in writing of his/her candidacy by completing and submitting a Declaration of Candidacy and Affidavit form no later than Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 5: 30 P.M. provided the following eligibility criteria are met:

  1. THE CANDIDATE MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF FILING
    APPLICATION FOR CANDIDACY
  2. THE CANDIDATE MUST HAVE PHYSICALLY RESIDED IN HIS/HER DISTRICT FOR NO LESS
    THAN ONE CONTINUOUS YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY
    ELECTION.
  3. THE CANDIDATE MUST NEVER HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY OR IF CONVICTED,
    MUST HAVE BEEN FULLY PARDONED FOR THAT OFFENSE.
  4. THE CANDIDATE MUST NEVER HAVE BEEN IMPEACHED FROM PUBLIC OFFICE.
  5. THE CANDIDATE MUST NOT BE NAMED AS A PLANTIFF IN ANY ACTIVE OR PENDING
    LITIGATION AGAINST THE TRIBAL GOVERNMENT OR ANY TRIBAL PROGRAM OR TRIBAL
    ENTITY.

Each application for candidacy must be accompanied with a non-refundable $150 filing fee and a signed sworn affidavit attesting to qualifications. (The Candidate Affidavit forms are available from the Election Committee Office.)

ARLEE DISTRICT: JIM MALATARE – Expired Term
RONAN DISTRICT: CAROLE LANKFORD – Expired Term
POLSON DISTRICT: STEVE LOZAR – Expired Term
ELMO DISTRICT: REUBEN MATHIAS – Expired Term
ST. IGNATIUS DISTRICT: JOE DURGLO – Expired Term
   
ELECTION COMMITTEE:

RON TRAHAN
LLOYD IRVINE
TERRY PITTS
JAMES (BING) MATT
LEONARD GRAY

CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES
/S/ ELECTION COMMITTEE