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OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER

 


The Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education has requested that an Election be held for the following seats:

District of Kanatakon: One three (3) Year Term

District of Tsi Snaihne: One Two (2) year remainder of a three (3) year term

District of Kawehnoke: One Three (3) year term; one Two (2) year remainder of a three (3) year term

Nominations will be held from the hours of 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the following locations:

District of Kanatakon: St. Regis Recreation Center

District of Tsi Snaihne: Snye Homemakers

District of Kawehnoke: Kawehnoke Recreation Center

Pursuant with section 6 of the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education Election and By-election Regulations, to be an eligible candidate for the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education, one must:

• Be an enrolled member of the Mohawks of Akwesasne

• Be Onkwehonwe and at least one of their natural parents must be a member of Akwesasne

• Be at least 18 years of age

• Consent to having their name be nominated for the purpose of running as a candidate on the Board of Education; and

• Be a resident in that District for a least six (6) months immediately prior to their nomination; and

• Maintain residency in that District during the term of office; and

• Not have been convicted within five (5) years of nomination of an indictable offense in Canada or a felony in the United States; and

• Not be an employee of the Board of Education

• Not have been removed from the Board of Education for one complete term, three (3) years from date of removal, prior to their nomination.

Elections, if needed, will be held on August 11, 2018.

Leona Benedict/Chief Electoral Officer, July 6, 2018

 

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