The Grand Council of the Crees

Run-Off Election For Deputy Grand Chief

Posted: 2013-07-19

See Certification of Results

In accordance with Article 26 of Section 2.of Bill 115, an Act to Amend the Act Respecting the Cree Regional Authority, which specifies that a candidate must be elected by an absolute majority vote (fifty percent + one), and in accordance with the results of the Election of July 15, 2013, hereto, I hereby declare that no Candidate has secured the required majority vote (50 % +1) and that no Candidate can be declared as having been elected to the office of Deputy Grand Chief/ Vice Chairperson of the Grand Council of Crees of Eeyou Istchee/Cree Regional Authority.

Therefore, in my capacity as Chief Electoral Officer, I hereby declare that another election shall be held for the office of Deputy Grand Chief /Vice-Chairperson of the Grand Council of Crees of Eeyou Istchee/Cree Regional Authority between the two candidates, whom have the most number of ballots from the Election held on July 15, 2013, namely;

The schedule of the Elections shall be as follows:

  1. Tuesday July 23, 2013-Advance Polls…9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
  2. Wednesday July 24, 2013. Travelling Polls ..as deemed necessary by the Chief Electoral Officer.
  3. Thursday July 25, 2013. General Polls…8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
  4. For further information, please contact the Chief Electoral Officer at;

    Lawrence Jimiken
    Cree Nation of Nemaska
    32 Michistaayau
    Nemaska, Quebec.
    Tel: 819-673-2512 (ext 204)
    Cell : 819-673-7094
    Fax ; 819-673-2542
    E-mail : lawrjimi@hotmail.com