NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF ANNUAL ELECTION PEORIA TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA
Scheduled Saturday, March 2, 2019
The Election Committee of the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma announces the cancellation of the Annual Election scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019. The positions to be filled at this Election were Secretary and Third Councilman.
Tonya Mathews, incumbent, was the only candidate to file for the position of Secretary. Isabella Burrell, incumbent, was the only candidate to file for the position of Third Councilman. All candidates were declared elected by the Election Committee. Each will serve a term of four (4) years.
According to the Election Ordinance: “In the event that only one candidate files for elective office, that candidate shall be declared elected. In the event a candidate is declared elected, it will not be necessary for the Peoria Tribe to conduct an election by ballot for that elective office. Furthermore, in the event the candidate is declared elected, the candidate shall assume office immediately in the case of a vacancy, or at the next annual Peoria Council meeting upon the expiration of an elected official’s term.”