The Grand Council of the Crees

Results For Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief Elections 2017

Posted: 2017-07-25

GRAND CHIEF/CHAIRPERSON AND DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF/VICE-CHAIRPERSON OF THE GRAND COUNCIL OF THE CREES (EEYOU ISTCHEE) AND CREE NATION GOVERNMENT ELECTION 2017

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TO ALL CREE BENEFICIARIES OF EEYOU ISTCHEE

I, the undersigned Robin Pachanos, Chief Electoral Officer for the Cree Nation Government, do hereby certify the following results in respect of the election for the Office of Grand Chief/Chairperson.

Total number of ballots cast: 5647

Grand Chief/Chairperson
Candidates Total Votes Percentages
Abel Bosum 3157 56%
Rodney Mark 2490 44%

In accordance with Article 26 of an Act Respecting the Cree Nation Government, R.S.Q. c. G-1.031 which specifies that the Grand Chief /Chairperson must be elected by an absolute majority vote (fifty percent + one), and in accordance with the results of the Election of July 24, 2017, hereto,

Dr. Abel Bosum has secured 3157 or 56% of the valid votes cast on the run-off Election of July 24, 2017;

Therefore, pending any requests for a review of the standings and process, which must be received within a period of five (5) days, I hereby declare that based on the Results of the elections of July 24, 2017, in my capacity as Chief Electoral Officer of the Cree Nation Government Dr. Abel Bosum elected as Grand Chief/Chairperson of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Cree Nation Government for a term of Four (4) Years.

And I have given this notice in Chisasibi on this 25th day of July 2017.

Robin Pachanos
Chief Electoral Officer
Email: rpachanos@cngelections.ca
Tel: 418-748-5495

 

 

ELECTION OF DEPUTY GRAND CHIEF/VICE-CHAIRPERSON OF THE GRAND COUNCIL OF THE CREES (EEYOU ISTCHEE) AND CREE NATION GOVERNMENT ELECTION 2017

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TO ALL CREE BENEFICIARIES OF EEYOU ISTCHEE

I, the undersigned Robin Pachanos, Chief Electoral Officer for the Cree Nation Government, do hereby certify the following results in respect of the election for the Office of Deputy Grand Chief/Vice-Chairperson.

Total number of ballots cast: 5669

Deputy Grand Chief/Vice-Chairperson
Candidates Total Votes Percentages
Mandy Gull 2933 52%
John Matoush 2736 48%

In accordance with Article 26 of an Act Respecting the Cree Nation Government, R.S.Q. c. G-1.031, which specifies that the Deputy Grand Chief /Vice-Chairperson must be elected by an absolute majority vote (fifty percent + one), and in accordance with the results of the Election of July 24, 2017 hereto,

Ms. Mandy Gull has secured 2933 or 52% of the valid votes cast on the run-off Election of July 24, 2017;

Therefore, pending any requests for a review of the standings and process, which must be received within period of five (5) days, I hereby declare that based on the Results of the elections of July 24, 2017, in my capacity as Chief Electoral Officer of the Cree Nation Government, Ms. Mandy Gull elected as Deputy Grand Chief/Vice Chairperson of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Cree Nation Government for a term of Four (4) Years.

And I have given this notice in Chisasibi on this 25th day of July 2017.

Robin Pachanos
Chief Electoral Officer
Email: rpachanos@cngelections.ca
Tel: 418-748-5498