UNOFFICIAL NOTICE OF ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES
As per the Long Plain First Nation Custom Election Act,
Article 8.7, the obligation to ensure that the Declaration of Candidacy documents are completed and received in accordance with this Act rests with the prospective Candidate.
Article 8.8, each Declaration of Candidacy has been reviewed.
Article 8.9, the electoral officer does not have authority or discretion to alter or waive the eligibility or Declaration of Candidacy requirements and will not remedy any significant deficiency with the Declaration of Candidacy.
Article 8.10, this unofficial notice confirms the eligible Candidates seeking office for the Tribal Government include:
In alphabetical order by surname, eligible candidates seeking the office of Chief:
In alphabetical order by surname, eligible candidates seeking the office of Councillor:
Meechas, Raymond Jr.
Sanderson, Theresa K.
DEADLINE FOR APPEALS OF CANDIDACY: Monday, March 19, 2018 – 12 Noon
As per Article 13.12, the deadline for an Appeal of Candidacy shall be by 12:00 p.m. Manitoba local time, Monday, March 19, 2018. After this deadline, no further Appeals of Candidacy shall be considered by the Election Appeal Committee.
WITHDRAWAL OF DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 – 4:30 p.m.
As per Article 8.11, any candidate may withdraw their Declaration of Candidacy, in writing to
the Electoral Officer, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The written
withdrawal shall be signed by the withdrawing Candidate and an Eligible Elector as a witness.
Janet Longclaws, Electoral Officer