Dates have been set for elections for the Deh Gáh Got’îê First Nation.
Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7, according to a notice from Electoral Officer Phoebe Parent dated Oct. 25. Advance polls are being held Thursday, Oct. 26 and Thursday, Nov. 2.
Chief Michael Vandell is seeking another term, but is being challenged by candidate Xavier Canadien. In a social media post on Thursday, Canadien wrote, “I didn’t want an acclaimed Chief [without] giving you an alternative option.” Fourteen candidates are vying for seven seats on council.
A full list of candidates for council is included below:
Betty Ann Minoza