Pursuant to Article VIII, Section 5 of the Constitution, the Election Board shall conduct a nomination meeting of eligible voters to nominate tribal members as candidates for Tribal Council seats. The Election Board shall schedule the nomination meeting before the day of the election or on the day of election. If the nomination meeting is scheduled on the day of the election, the nomination meeting shall be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at a location within 20 miles of the polling place.
The Election Board shall select the polling place for the election.
If the nomination meeting is to be schedule on the day of the election, the polling place shall be open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Otherwise, the polling place shall be open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(a) The Election Board shall mail to all eligible voters advance notice of the nomination meeting and the election.
(b) Said Notice shall be mailed at least thirty (30) days prior to the nomination meeting. However, if the election is a special election where a nomination meeting is not required, then the Notice is to be mailed at least thirty (30) days prior to the election.
(c) The Election Board shall use the Notice of Election, Form C, contained in the Appendix of this Ordinance, which shall contain the following information:
(1) the date of the election;
(2) the location of the polling place;
(3) the hours of voting;
(4) the date and location of the nomination meeting, and the procedures for nominations at the nomination meeting;
(5) the issues to be decided in the election;
(6) the Tribal Council seats that are to be voted on at the election; and
(7) other important information as determined by the Election Board.
[Legislative History: Enacted by Resolution No. 97-12, 3/19/1997]
Constitution of The San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe.CLICK HERE
Laws of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe.CLICK HERE
Tribal Government Forms.CLICK HERE
Tribal Member FormsCLICK HERE
Tribal Court FormsCLICK HERE
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