(a) Any member of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe may challenge the election results by filing an action in Tribal Court within five (5) calendar days after the election.
(b) The Tribal Court shall hear and decide all elections challenges within ten (10) days from the date the challenge is filed.
(c) The person challenging the election results shall prove by clear and convincing evidence that the Election Board violated the Election Ordinance or otherwise conducted an unfair election and that the outcome of the election would have been different.
(d) Any appeals from the Tribal Court decision shall be filed with the Court of Appeals within five (5) days of the issuance of the Tribal Court decision, and the Court of Appeals shall decide the appeal within ten (10) days. If the Tribal Court or Court of Appeals invalidates the election results, a new election shall be held within sixty (60) days.
[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
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