The Aroostook Band of Micmacs Election Day

(WAGM) Tuesday was election day for the Aroostook Band of Micmacs. Tribal Elections are held every two years with staggered terms. Tuesday a Chief, Vice Chief and three tribal council members were elected. The whole governing body is made up of the Chief , Vice-Chief and 7 tribal council members. Below is a list of the candidates who ran for office in each category along with the final vote totals and the winners.

Nominees for Tribal Chief:

EDWARD PETER PAUL (CHARLIE): 77 (WINNER)

SHANNON HILL: 23

TERESITIA HAMEL (TERRI): 20

JERICH MOREY: 15

SANDRA MCDONALD (SAM): 12

NORMAN BERNARD 9

Nominees for Vice Chief:

RICHARD SILLIBOY: 74 (WINNER)

JENNIFER KIANDOLI: 56

ROBERTA LABOBE: 21

Nominees for Tribal Council:

DORA DOW: 63 (WINNER)

CHRISTINA DONNELLY (CHRISSY): 51 (WINNER)

BRANDON GETCHELL: 50 (WINNER)

MARILYN CARLTON: (ALTERNATE) 48

JEFFREY SOCK (JEFF): (ALTERNATE) 45

ROLDENA SANIPASS: (ALTERNATE) 41

BETTY PHILLIPS: 31

ROGER AKERSON: 24

BENJAMIN BRIGMAN (BEN): 24

ELIZABETH DUPLESSIS: 19

MARGARET JOHNSON: 15

NAOMI PAUL: 13

WESLEY DUNN JR: 11

ADAM MURPHY: 9

KATHY YORK: 8