Darryl Marlowe re-elected as LKDFN chief

LKDFN's office. (File photo/CKLB)

Darryl Marlowe received 179 votes to Stephanie Poole’s 58 to be re-elected as chief of the Łútsël K’é Dene First Nation.

Eligible voters could cast their ballots in person in the community and in Yellowknife. They could also vote online.

The election was called in early September, following a months-long delay due to COVID-19.

Candidates have until Oct. 11 to appeal the results.

Then there will be an election for councillors; nominations close on Oct. 15.

Below are the results provided by the community.

Candidate LK Poll YK Poll Electric means Total
Darryl Marlowe 104 49 26 179
Stephanie Poole 34 18 6 58


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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com