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Kaw Nation Election Board Announcements


Kaw Nation Election Board Announcements

The Kaw Nation Election Board would like to inform all Kaw Citizens of some important upcoming dates to remember. They are as follows:

Run-off Election

• The run-off election date for Tribal Council seats 1 & 3 is October 21, 2018.
• The last day for new absentee ballot requests for the run-off is September 22, 2018.
• The last day to return an absentee ballot for the run-off is October 20, 2018.

Special Election

The Election Board would like to extend their congratulations to Lynn Dunson as the new Kaw Nation Chair. Pending the official swearing-in of the new Chair on September 18, 2018, the Election Board would like to make all Kaw Citizens aware of some important expected dates. They are as follows:

• Sign-ups for the vacancy of Vice Chair will be September 19, 20, 21, 24 & 25 2018 at the Administration Building in Kaw City from 9 am to 4 pm.
• The special election for Vice Chair will be held on November 11, 2018.
• The last day for absentee ballot requests for the special election will be October 12, 2018.
• The last day to return an absentee ballot for the special election will be November 10, 2018.

*Please note: You must place a new request for an absentee ballot for the special election. Previous requests for the September 9, 2018 election will not be valid for this election.

In accordance with the Kaw Nation Ordinance, Sec. 22, the special election for Vice Chair must be “held no later than sixty (60) days from the date the vacancy occurs.”

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