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2016 Delegate Elections - Target Dates

Please note these dates are subject to change following the 2016 Tribal Assembly.

By 11/1/15


Appoint Local Election Officials

Local Election Officials will be appointed by the Local Community Council by November 1.



By 11/15/15


Notice of Enrollment Requirements

A notice stating the enrollment process and deadline will be posted by November 15.





Post Official Voting List

The Local Election Officials shall post the alphabetical list of persons eligible to vote in the community by December 11.






Challenge Voting List

Written protest must be submitted to the Local Election Officials between December 11-16. The Chairman shall notify Tlingit & Haida by December 21.

As of


Delegate Allotment Established

Delegates per community shall be determined based on voter registry as of December 22.

No Later Than 2/1/16



Notice of Delegate Election

Each Local Election Official shall publish a notice of Delegate Election no later than February 1, specifying the date of Delegate Election, place and hours for polling, nomination of candidates, and procedures for voting including those for absentee voting.




Nomination lists must be submitted to Tlingit & Haida by February 5. Nominations shall be made in regular or special meeting called for that purpose.






List of Nominated Candidates

A complete list of nominated candidates will be published by February 12.

Delegate Election Day - By the Third Thursday in March 2016


Absentee Voting

Ballots must be returned in time to be counted along with the other ballots on Delegate Election Day.

No Later Than Third Friday in March 2016


Submit Delegate Election Report

A written report will be posted as soon as results are known or no later than close of business the following workday.

By Monday Following Delegate Election



Challenge Delegate Election

Written challenges must be postmarked within three days of certification and posting of Delegate Election results and must be addressed to: President, Tlingit & Haida, 320 W. Willoughby Ave., Suite 300, Juneau AK 99801. Grounds for protest must be listed and substantiating evidence must be included. 

For those that have questions or are interested in learning more about the 2015-2016 Target Dates, please contact Program Compliance at 1.800.344.1432 ext. 7359 or 907.463.7359.

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