The Grand Council of the Crees

Run-off Elections for the Chairperson of the Cree School Board 2009

August 26 and 27, 2009

Posted: 2009-08-22

The three (3) candidates who received the most ballots on august 12, 2009 elections are:

  1. Gordon blackned - 1,181 (43.13%)
  2. Alfred coonishish - 406 (14.83%)
  3. Reggie david neeposh - 406 (14.83%)

Recount results:

Alfred coonishish - 407 votes
Reggie david neeposh - 407 votes

Section 48 of the by-law respecting the election for the chairperson of the cree stipulates that in order to declare an elected chairperson, he or she has to receive fifty per cent (50%) or more of the votes cast. This excludes the damaged or rejected ballots.

Therefore, since no candidate achieved the required 50% or more votes, run-off elections shall be held on August 26 and 27, 2009, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.