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TITLE 4 ELECTIONS

Law & Order Code of  The San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe
TITLE 4 ELECTIONS
Title 4 Chapter 1
Election Ordinance

This ordinance is enacted pursuant to the authority contained in Article II, Section 8 of the Constitution of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLE I ELECTIONS
Section 1. Types of Elections
Section 2. General Elections
Section 3. The First General Election
Section 4. Special Elections

ARTICLE II TERRITORY AREA BOUNDARIES
Section 1. Territory of the Tribe
Section 2. Authority
Section 3. Purpose
Section 4. Northern Area
Section 5. Southern Area
Section 6. Candidate and Voter Eligibility Map

ARTICLE III ELECTION BOARD
Section 1. Appointment of Election Board
Section 2. Duties and Responsibilities of the Election Board

ARTICLE IV QUALIFICATIONS FOR TRIBAL COUNCIL
Section 1. Qualifications

ARTICLE V ELIGIBLE VOTERS
Section 1. Eligible Voters
Section 2. List of Eligible Voters

ARTICLE VI SCHEDULING AND NOTICE OF ELECTION
Section 1. Nomination Meeting
Section 2. Polling Place
Section 3. Hours of Voting
Section 4. Notice of Election

ARTICLE VII NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES
Section 1. Submission of Nominations
Section 2. Final List of Candidates

ARTICLE VIII BALLOTS
Section 1. Ballots and Ballot Box

ARTICLE IX NO ABSENTEE VOTING

ARTICLE X ELECTION PROCEDURES
Section 1. Closing of Voting
Section 2. No Electioneering at Polling Place
Section 3. Method of Voting
Section 4. Spoiled Ballots
Section 5. Counting the Ballots
Section 6. Rejected Ballots
Section 7. Recounts
Section 8. Other Matters Decided by the Election Board

ARTICLE XI TIE VOTES
Section 1. Tie Votes

ARTICLE XII CHALLENGES TO THE ELECTION RESULTS
Section 1. Challenges to the Election Results

ARTICLE XIII OATH OF OFFICE
Section 1. Oath of Office

ARTICLE XIV RECALL OF TRIBAL COUNCIL MEMBERS
Section 1. Recall Proceedings
Section 2. Recall Petitions
Section 3. Recall Meeting

ARTICLE XV VACANCIES
Section 1. Vacancies

ARTICLE XVI INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
Section 1. Initiative and Referendum
Section 2. Initiative/Referendum Petitions
Section 3. Initiative/Referendum Election Procedure

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This ordinance is enacted pursuant to the authority contained in Article VIII, Section 14 of the Constitution of the san Juan Southern Paiute Tribe (hereinafter “the Constitution”).

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This online version of the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe Law & Order Code is maintained by the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe. Pursuant to Tribal Council Resolution No. 2018-21, the Law & Order Code is to be posted and maintained on the Tribe’s website at all times and the Tribal Administration and General Counsel are responsible for posting newly enacted or amended laws to the Tribe’s website within thirty (30) days of their passages into law. If you have any questions regarding the version of the Code posted on this website or need to confirm that it is the most current version, please contact the Tribal Administration or the Tribe’s General Counsel.
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