Electoral Officer Angus L. Montour announced the Official Candidates List this afternoon for the October 19th MCK By-Election via Facebook Live on the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake page. Five (5) community members will run for one position as Elected Council Chief on the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke. They are listed below in alphabetical order.
|NAME||NOMINATED BY:||SECONDED BY:|
|1||Angie Whitebean BRASCOUP||Kevin McComber||Teiawentathe Etienne-Jacobs|
|2||Cody DIABO||Nathan White||Rebecca Kirstie Diabo|
|3||Keith McGREGOR||Cheryl Montour||Kirstin Montour|
|4||Robert Bobby PATTON Jr.||Amy-Leigh Patton||Leatrice Leborgne|
|5||Tonia WILLIAMS||Sandra McComber||Donna Stacey|
All Nominees were vetted through a vigorous background check conducted by the Kahnawake Peacekeepers, the Court of Kahnawà:ke, and the Office of the Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke Registry and they have accepted their nominations and were deemed by the Electoral Officer to have met all eligibility criteria as per the Kahnawà:ke Election Law.
Some important dates to remember:
- The MCK By-Election takes place on Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 9am to 3pm at the Karonhianónhnha School Gymnasium
- An Advanced Poll for those registered takes place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Golden Age Club
- Meet the Candidates Night takes place tonight (Wednesday, October 9) at the Golden Age Club
For further information, please contact:
Angus L. Montour, Electoral Officer
Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke By-Election