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Election Board


    ELECTION DATE

     

     

    ELECTION DATE - SEPTEMBER 11, 2022

    The Election Board of the Kaw Nation
    P.O. Box 48
    Kaw City, OK 74641

    Election Day

    September 11, 2022

    Polling Place

    Kaw Nation Administration Building, Kaw City, OK

    Candidate Filing Date

    March 14 – March 18, 2022

    8 a.m. – 4 p.m. @ Kaw Nation Administration Building.

    Qualified Voters

    Enrolled Citizens 18 years of age and older

    Absentee Requests

    Last day to request an absentee ballot in writing is: August 12, 2022

    Last day for absentee ballot to be received at Post Office is: September 10, 2022

    Citizens of the Kaw Nation are hereby notified that an election will be held September 11, 2022, for the purpose of filling the following positions: Chair, Tribal Council Secretary, Tribal Council Member #1, and Tribal Council Member #3.

    The election is conducted in accordance with Article lX, pursuant to Section 4 of the Constitution of the Kaw Nation ratified on August 20th, 2011, and as amended on April 29, 2016.

    Voter Qualifications

    A qualified voter must:

    *Be an enrolled citizen of the Kaw Nation

    *Be 18 years of age or older on the date of the election

    *Not have been adjudged mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction.

    Candidate Filing Fees

    At the time of filing of the Declarations of Candidacy, candidates must also pay a non-refundable filing fee of three hundred dollars ($300.00). Filing fees must be paid in money order or certified check. Personal Checks will not be accepted.

    Absentee Voting

    Voters may request an Absentee Ballot from the Election Board. Please send written requests to:

    Kaw Nation Election Board
    P.O. Box 48
    Kaw City, OK 74641

    Or by Fax:

    Kaw Nation Election Board 580-269-1195

    Upon receipt of a written request containing the voter’s signature the Election Board shall mail an absentee ballot to the requester. The last day that a written request for an absentee ballot can be received by the Election Board is August 12, 2022.

    Absentee ballots must be returned in the pre-addressed mailing envelopes provided with the ballot. Ballots must be returned by postal mail to the above address, no later than September 10, 2022. No ballots will be accepted in person or at any other location.

    Election Results

    Immediately following the tabulation of the ballots, the Election Board shall issue a notice of the election results “pending certification”. The Election Board shall issue the Certified Election Results after the expiration of the protest period at 12:00 p.m. on September 14, 2022, or after the resolution of any challenges received by the Election Board, whichever is later. Election results will be posted at the Kaw Nation Administration Building and on the Kaw Nation Website.

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    Corporate Charter Passes

    CERTIFICATE OF RESULTS OF ELECTION

    SECRETARIAL ELECTION

    KAW NATION

    APRIL 4, 2020

    Download Notice Here

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    Congratulations!

    The Kaw Nation Election Board wishes to congratulate Lynn Williams, new Kaw Nation Chair and Kim Jenkins, new Kaw Nation Secretary.

    Judge Gifford swears in Kim Jenkins as new Tribal Council Secretary and Lynn Williams as the new Kaw Nation Chair - September 18, 2018

    Reminders

    • Run-off election for Tribal Council seats 1&3 – October 21, 2018
    • Last day for new absentee ballot requests for run-off – September 22, 2018 & Last day to return absentee ballot for the run-off – October 20, 2018
    • Vice Chair Sign-ups – September 19, 20, 21, 24, & 25 2018
    • Last day for absentee ballot requests for Special Election – October 12, 2018 & Last day to return absentee ballot for Special Election – November 10, 2018
    • Special Election date for Vice Chair – November 11, 2018
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    SEPTEMBER 9TH 2018 CERTIFIED ELECTION RESULTS

    Please See The Link Below For September 9th 2018 Certified Election Results For Kaw Nation Chair. Tribal Council Member #1. #3. And Secretary

    2018 Certified Election Results

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