2024 Election Announcement

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ANNOUNCEMENT

TO: LEECH LAKE RESERVATION BUSINESS COMMITTEE AKA LEECH LAKE RESERVATION TRIBAL COUNCIL

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe hereby announces that a Regular Election will be held on June 11, 2024, on the LEECH LAKE RESERVATION.

This REGULAR ELECTION provides for a April 2, 2024, PRIMARY ELECTION in the event there are more than two (2) eligible candidates for each open position.

Elected positions to be filled are as follows:

  1. CHAIRPERSON – LEECH LAKE RESERVATION BUSINESS COMMITTEE – FOUR (4) YEAR TERM
  2. COMMITEEPERSON DISTRICT III – LEECH LAKE RESERVATION BUSINESS COMMITTEE – FOUR (4) YEAR TERM

Candidates shall file with the Secretary/Treasurer or his designee during regular business hours beginning on January 12, 2024. Filing will close on January 22, 2024, at 4:30 P.M.

Attached are the Dates & Guidelines for the 2024 Tribal Elections.

Date: January 11, 2024

 

 

 

Election Documents:

Candidates can file at the RTC Administration Building located at 190 Sailstar Dr NW in Cass Lake beginning January 12th, 2024 at 8:00 AM.

Visit our election information page for continually updated information on candidates, voting and more as we progress through the 2024 election cycle. Election Board, Absentee Voting and Polling Place information will be posted by February 24th, 2024.

Important Upcoming Dates (2024)

  • January 12- Opening of filing period for candidates
  • January 22- Filing period closes
  • February 9– Public Certification Meeting (Cedar Lakes Casino Event Center, Cass Lake)
  • February 12- Deadline for Notice of Certifications to TEC
  • February 15- Deadline for appointment of Election Boards.
  • February 22- Deadline for Decision of certification or non-certification by Tribal Court of Appeals.
  • February 23- Notice of Primary Election
  • April 2- Primary Election (Polling places open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.)
  • June 11- General Election (Polling places open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.)
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