Twenty-three candidates will vie for the one open seat on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee at Rocky Boy.
Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Feb.25 to decide who should fill the open seat.
The position became vacant with the sudden death of council member Michael “Big Mike” Corcoran on Jan. 6.
The winner of the election will serve until November 2022.
The committee, commonly called the tribal council, consists of eight members and a chair. The chairman is elected for four-year terms. Chairman Harlan Baker’s term expires in November 2020.
The candidates for the open seat include:
Melvin “Junior” Morsette
Laurie A SunChild
Florencine “Dixie” Strump
Dayrl Wright II
Emery “Paco” Nault
Ken St. Marks
Jonathan Windy Boy
Tim Kopp, Sr.
George Henderson Sr.
Harriet Standing Rock
Pete T. LaMere
William “Sunny Boy” St. Marks
Chelsey St. Pierre
Paulette Standing Rock
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