Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Election Committee The results for the May 28, 2022 Lower Elwha Klallam Tribal Chairperson election are as follows: 165 total valid ballots were cast of which, 69 were drive-thru poll ballots, 53 ballots mailed-in and 43 mail-in ballots were dropped off. 1 ballots was invalid, which had no accompanying voter affidavit. Vote totals for each candidate were as follows: Frances “Gator” Charles 109 Russell “Razz” Hepfer 28 Edward V. Johsnon 18 Steve Joaquin Robideau 8 Anthony Charles 2 Frances “Gator” Charles is the candidate with the highest number of votes and has accordingly been elected to …READ MORE
IMPORTANT ELECTION COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENT There is a vacancy on the LEKT Election Committee. A single sign-up sheet will be posted in the tribal center lobby beginning on April 8, 2022 until May 15, 2022. All interested parties should print their name on the sign-up sheet and submit a letter of interest to the Tribal Council Executive Assistant by May 15, 2022. Tribal Council will then appoint a new member to the LEKT Election Committee.
2022 Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Business Committee and Chairperson Elections In person voting between 9:00am-5:00pm General Election – May 7th Chair Election – May 28th Please visit the Elections Info page at: Lower Elwha Elections Information – to review the One Page Summary as well as the notification regarding new polling station hours.
There is a vacancy on the LEKT Election Committee. A single sign-up sheet will be posted in the tribal center lobby for ten business days beginning on (February 15, 2022 until -March 01, 2022.) All interested parties should print their name on any of the sign-up sheets and submit a letter of interest to the Tribal Council Executive Assistant, Elaine McFadden, by March 01, 2022. Tribal Council will then appoint a new member to the LEKT Election Committee.
Saturday May 2nd, 2020 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Drive-Thru polling will be available but Mail-In Ballots Strongly Encouraged The LEKT Election Committee is recommending and requesting that as many voters as possible utilize their mail-in ballots to cast their votes in both 2020 Elections (General and Chair). Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, mailing in your ballot is by far the safest way to vote. It decreases risk for yourself and for committee members to limit in-person contact during the election process. Election packets mailed to registered voters will include a mail-in ballot. For both 2020 LEKT elections, a …READ MORE
In light of the unprecedented public health emergency created by the COVID-19 outbreak, the LEKT Election Committee is making some changes to the 2020 Election in order to conduct all election activities as safely as possible while complying with Business Committee Resolution No. 42-20, the Stay Home Stay Healthy order that prohibits large public gatherings. We will be doing our very best to maintain as closely as possible the schedule of events already announced in the 2020 Election Rules and Regulations, while still accommodating the health and safety of our tribal members. In the near future, we will send out …READ MORE