With the largest voter participation turn-out to date, 8,384 members of the Qalipu First Nation Mi’kmaq Band signed in to the electronic voting system via online or telephone access to cast their ballots. Welcome your Chief and Council 2021-2024.
Click here to view the 2021 Election End of Polls – Signed by Electoral Officer
Click here to view the 2021 Election End of Polls
Click here to view the 2021 Election End of Polls – Detailed Vote Count
Quick Summary of Chief and Council 2021-2024:
Chief – Brendan Mitchell
Western Vice Chief – Jennifer (Jenny) Brake
Benoit’s Cove Ward – Terri V. Greene
Exploits – No Nominations [ By-election Date TBD ]
Flat Bay – Robert (Bobby) White
Port au Port – Jasen Benwah
Stephenville – Hayward George Young
St. George’s – Ivan J. White
Won by Acclamation:
Central Vice Chief – Andrew (Andy) Barker
Corner Brook Ward – Sharren (Sherry) Dean
Gander Bay Ward – Calvin Francis
Glenwood Ward – Francis (Frank) Skeard
The majority vote is “yes,” to change to a four-year term. These changes will come into effect during the next election in 2024. Which we will then see the 2024 Chief and Council hold a term until 2028.
Following a 30-day appeal period, per the Custom Rules governing Qalipu elections, the new Chief and Council will be sworn in and take office.
Electoral Officer, Carol Lahey 709-630-7678 or firstname.lastname@example.org