George Mackenzie will be returning to the position of Tlicho Grand Chief, 12 years after initially holding the title.
Mackenzie won Monday’s election with 677 votes, beating incumbent Chief Eddie Erasmus’ 486, Charlie Nitsiza’s 227 and Russell Drybones’ 153.
Over 63% of the 2,459 eligible voters came out for the election.
Mackenzie was elected as the first Tlicho Grand Chief after first gaining self-governance in 2005, and has run for the position each of the past four elections
Mackenzie says now that he has been elected, his priority is improving the economy for the Tlicho people and creating jobs.