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NEMASKA, Eeyou Istchee (May 3, 2021). Please take notice that ELECTIONS for the offices of Grand Chief/Chairperson and Deputy Grand Chief/Vice-Chairperson of the Grand Council of the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Cree Nation Government have been called.
The schedule for the elections is as follows:
Please note that some dates have been extended to provide more time for nominations, they are now highlighted above.
QUALIFICATION TO VOTE
The qualification for eligibility to vote and to participate in the elections is as follows:
QUALIFICATION TO BE A CANDIDATE
Any nomination for candidacy must be duly made by ten (10) eligible voters, as prescribed in the attached nomination forms for both positions, in order to be declared a valid nomination by the Chief Electoral Officer. No one shall sign a nomination for more than one candidate for either position.
The deadline for submission of the nomination forms is at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2021. Please be advised that nominations received after the posted time will not be accepted.
The nominees will have until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2021, to inform the Chief Electoral Officer whether to accept or decline their nomination.
The nomination forms can be obtained from the Local Returning Officers that have been appointed by the Chief Electoral Officer or from the office of the Chief Electoral Officer.
The local returning officer will receive your nominations as well as provide a copy of a nomination form for candidates. We will update this listing if any information changes.
418-745-3911, ext. 224
(Nemaska, June 11, 2021) I, the Chief Returning Officer for the Cree Nation Government, do hereby certify the following candidates in respect of the election for the Grand Chief/Chairperson and Deputy Grand Chief/Vice-Chairperson.
For further information, please contact:
Chief Electoral Officer