The Grand Council of the Crees

PUBLIC NOTICE

Candidates for the offices of GRAND CHIEF/CHAIRPERSON and DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF/VICE-CHAIRPERSON

Posted: 2013-06-03

Candidates for the offices of GRAND CHIEF/CHAIRPERSON and DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF/VICE-CHAIRPERSON

To all Cree Beneficiaries (Eligible voters 18 years and up) of the Grand Council of the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Cree Regional Authority.

Take notice that the CANDIDATES for the offices of Grand Chief/Chairperson and Deputy Grand Chief/Vice-Chairperson of the Grand Council of the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Cree Regional Authority are as follows.

GRANDCHIEF/CHAIRPERSON

JACK BLACKSMITH
MATTHEW COON-COME
ASHLEY ISERHOFF

DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF/CHAIRPERSON

ROBERT KITCHEN
KENNY LOON
RODNEY MARK
CHRISTOPHER NAPASH
ROGER SANDY
LINDA LILLIAN SHECAPIO
VIRGINIA WABANO
BERTIE WAPACHEE

The qualification for eligibility to vote in the elections is as follows:

  1. To be a Cree beneficiary of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement.
  2. To be of the age of majority at the date of the elections (18 years of age on July 15, 2013).
  3. Not to be affected by any legal incapacity.

THE SCHEDULE FOR THE ELECTIONS IS AS FOLLOW:

ADVANCE POLLS

Thursday July 11, 2013
Polling Hours – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

ELECTIONS

Monday July 15, 2013
Polling Hours – 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

An elector who wishes to vote by mail may request a mail-in ballot from the office of the Chief Returning Officer.

Inquiries or requests for further information should be addressed to the Chief Electoral Officer.

Lawrence Jimiken: Chief Electoral Officer
Nemaska First Nation
32 Michistaayau
Nemaska, Quebec
J0Y 3B0

Tel: (819) 673-2512 ext. 204
Cell: 819-865-7094
Fax: (819) 673-2542
E-mail: lawrjimi@hotmail.com