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6 Advance to General Election After Primary Held Saturday

By Joe Morey News Editor


A Primary Election was held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, to narrow down a field of 16 candidates for Tribal Governing Board. The top six candidates advanced to the General Election to be held on June 19 at which time, the top 3 will be chosen to serve a four-year term.


Taking the top 3 spots were the incumbents; Chairman Louis Taylor and members Don Carley and Tweed Shuman. Joining them in the General Election are Sirella Ford, Rebecca St. Germaine and James Schlender Jr.


The Official final results for the Primary Election held on May 8 with voting at New Post and Tribal Office are as follows;


1. Louis Taylor – 307

2. Don Carley – 293

3. Tweed Shuman – 240

4. Sirella Ford – 182

5. Rebecca St. Germaine – 171

6. James Schlender Jr – 139


James Jack Hamilton – 56 Kenneth Schmock – 14 Jeff Tribble – 38 Jason Martin – 120 Ronee Lynn Boswell – 22 Mary Irene Wolf – 127 Christie Corbine - 46 Aaron DeBrot – 136 Gary Belille Jr – 69 Daylene Sharlow Gokey – 112


Write Ins - Wade Bowling – 27, Christine Schmock – 1, Mary Tribble – 1, Edwin Carley – 2, Thomas Smith Jr. – 1, Mike DeMain – 16, Doreen Wolfe – 1, Lil Guy – 2, Lynette Tribble – 1, Mary Tribble – 1, Nichole Nalewaja – 1, David Dennis Sr – 1, Marcus Williams – 1, Anthony Dennis – 1, Jimmy Coon – 1, Cathy Begay – 1, Jacob Trepnaier – 1, Marie Wooten – 1, Anthony Price Sr – 1.