2015 MCA General Election Unofficial Statement of Results

Ohiari:ha / June 27, 2015

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne's Executive Director Sheree Bonaparte is in receipt of the unofficial statement of results as prepared by the Chief Electoral Officer Leona Benedict. The following is the unofficial statement of results of the 2015 Mohawk Council of Akwesasne General Election held on Saturday, June 27, 2015. All results will remain unofficial until the completion of an appeal period. 

For the position of Kawehno:ke District Chief, the four candidates who received the highest number of votes and who are declared the unofficial successful candidates are:

  1. Vince Thompson with 192 votes
  2. Troy Thompson with 188 votes
  3. Louise Thompson with 168 votes
  4. Dennis Chaussi with 108 votes

For the position of Tsi Snaihne District Chief, the four candidates who received the highest number of votes and who are declared the unofficial successful candidates are:

  1. Karen “Buttons Loran with 232 votes
  2. April Adams-Phillips with 188 votes
  3. Joe Lazore with 170 votes
  4. Connie Lazore with 160 votes

For the position of Kana:takon District Chief, the four candidates who received the highest number of votes and who are declared the unofficial successful candidates are:

  1. Ryan “Duck” Jacobs with 117 votes
  2. Steve Thomas with 77 votes
  3. Darryl “Kermit’ Lazore with 71 votes
  4. Timothy “Dooley” Thompson with 65 votes

For the position of Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief, the candidate who received the highest number of votes and who is declared the unofficial successful candidate is: 

  1. Abram Benedict with 477 votes

 

Anyone wishing to appeal the results of the 2015 Mohawk Council of Akwesasne General Election must hand-deliver their appeal to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Station at 73 Sweetgrass Lane, Kana:takon (St. Regis),  Quebec.  Appeals must clearly outline in a written statement the grounds for the appeal in accordance with the Akwesasne Election Law section 14.(2). Appeals will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015.  The Akwesasne Election Appeal Board will respond to any appeals by 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2015.  Scheduling of the new Council’s swearing-in ceremony is dependent upon any appeals received. The date will be announced in a later notice.

Once again, these are the unofficial results of the 2015 Mohawk Council of Akwesasne General Election.  The full election tally is attached/below: