The Grand Council of the Crees

Public Notice: Certification of Results of Recount for Deputy Grand Chief Position

Public Notice: Certification of Results of Recount for Deputy Grand Chief Position

Posted: 2005-09-07

Pursuant to a request from one of the candidates for the office of deputy Grand Chief, Mr. Bertie Wapachee, for a review of the results of the ballots cast between himself and Mr. Losty Mamianskum, on August 31, 2005, the following is the results of the review of the same held on September 5, 2005.

Only the ballots cast for Mr. Losty Mamianskum and Mr. Bertie Wapachee were reviewed by the Chief Electoral Officer with the assistance of two persons who acted as Returning Officers during the Election of August 31, 2005.

The results after the review are as follows;

Losty Mamianskum 953 ballots.
Bertie Wapachee 913 ballots.

In consequence thereto, I declare that as a result of the review, Mr Losty Mamianskum shall be one of the Candidates whose name shall appear on the ballots for the Elections for the Deputy Grand Chief/ Vice Chairman Position for the Grand Council of Crees of Eeyou Istchee/ Cree Regional Authority.

The final Candidates for the Deputy Grand Chief/ Vice Chairman position are;
Ashley Iserhoff

Losty Mamianskum

The advance poll shall be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 and the General Election shall be held on Thursday, September 15, 2005. Notice of elections shall be forwarded to the Cree communities and other polling stations designated by the Chief Electoral Officer on Tuesday, September 6, 2005.

And I have signed this 6th day of September, 2005 in Nemaska, Quebec.

Lawrence Jimiken
Chief Electoral Officer,