LLBO Certified Primary Election Results- April 2, 2024

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CASS LAKE- The Leech Lake Election Board has certified the results of the 2024 Primary Election held April 2, 2024 on the Leech Lake Reservation.

Elections were held for the positions of Chairperson and District III Representative. None of the candidates received more than one-half (50%) of the total vote in their races, in accordance with the MN Chippewa Tribe Election Ordinance, the two candidates with the most votes in each race will now advance to and appear on the ballot for the June 11, 2024 General Election.

For Chairperson, the top two candidates are Faron Jackson Sr. (Incumbent) with 580 votes (36.87%) and Gerald White with 297 votes (18.88%).

In the race for District III Representative, the top two candidates advancing to the General Election are Leon Staples Jr. with 270 votes (25.00%) and Glen “Tuffy” Fisher with 203 votes (18.80%).

Full results are available at: https://www.leechlakenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/2024_certified_primary_results.pdf

2024 Election Calendar:

  • APR 5 Deadline for Request for Recount.
  • APR 9 4:30 PM deadline for Contest of Primary of Primary Election.
  • APR 10 Deadline for Decision on Request for Recount and Results of Recount, if allowed.
  • APR 19 Deadline for Decision on Contest
  • APR 22 4:30 PM Deadline for Appeal to Court of Election Appeals.
  • MAY 10 Notice of General Election.
  • JUN 11 General Election (Polling Places open from 8 AM until 8 PM).
  • JUN 12 Reservation Election Board certifies results of Election prior to 8 PM.
  • JUN 13 Reservation Election Board publishes Election results.
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