The Grand Council of the Crees

Run-Off Election For 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 the Chairman 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 Grand Chief/Chairman 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 Grand Chief /Chairman 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;

Notice is hereby given that a Run-off election between the two (2) candidates shall be held on July 26, 2013.

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 deemed necessary by the Chief Electoral Officer.
  3. Thursday July 25, 2013. General Polls…8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

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
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