Election season kicks off in Deninu Kųę́ First Nation this month.
Nominations for chief and council closed on June 13.
Incumbent Chief Louis Balsillie will face off against Gordon Beaulieu for the role of chief. Four candidates are running for three council seats. These include former Fort Resolution Mayor Patrick Simon, Diane Giroux, Bradley King, and Sharon Lafferty.
Advanced polling will be held next Thursday, June 22, while the election will take place one week later on June 29. Each day, voting will take place at the Deninu Kųę́ Development Corporation Office Complex from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Anyone with questions is asked to contact Chief Electoral Officer Lisa Tudor at 1-867-394-4024 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.