Nominations for Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) Elected Council Chief were collected by Electoral Officer Angus L. Montour and Assistant Electoral Officer Muriel White-Rice at the Kahnawake Services Complex on Saturday, October 5, 2019 between 10am and 12 noon.
The Unofficial Nomination List was distributed shortly after 12pm by the Electoral Officer via Facebook live on the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake page. Seven (7) community members were nominated for the one position open for Elected Council Chief.
All Nominees on the Unofficial List will be vetted through a vigorous background check conducted by the Kahnawake Peacekeepers, the Court of Kahnawà:ke and the Membership Department.
For all Nominees, the deadline to Declare or Decline their Nomination is Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 12 noon.
It is noted that this list is UNOFFICIAL until all Nominees have dutifully accepted or declined their nominations and have been deemed by the Electoral Officer to have met all eligibility critiera as per the Kahnawà:ke Election Law. The Official Candidate List will be released by Tuesday, October 8, 2019 between 2pm and 5pm.
The following UNOFFICIAL list of the nominees for the MCK By-Election can also be found online at www.kahnawakeelections.com:
NOMINEES FOR THE POSITION OF ELECTED COUNCIL CHIEF (in application order):
|NAME||NOMINATED BY:||SECONDED BY:|
|1||PATTON Robert “Bobby”, Jr.||Amy-Leigh Patton||Leatrice Leborgne|
|2||WILLIAMS Tonia||Sandra McComber||Donna Stacey|
|3||DELISLE Iohahiio, Andrew||John Mayo||Kenneth Montour|
|4||DIABO Cody||Nathan White||Rebecca Kirstie Diabo|
|5||WHITEBEAN-BRASCOUP Angie||Kevin McComber||Teiawentathe Etienne-Jacobs|
|6||MCGREGOR Keith||Cheryl Montour||Kirstin Montour|
|7||MCCOMBER Nihawenna:a||Kaherienionta Lahache||Kahsennaronnion Montour|