Seneca-Cayuga Tribe remains in dispute over council election
Posted: Friday, December 14, 2012
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe
of Oklahoma remains mired in a dispute over an election that was held in June.
Alleged irregularities prompted the election committee to throw out the results of the vote. A new election was scheduled but various groups of tribal members went to court, resulting in a series of conflicting rulings that put a hold on the process.
Another election was scheduled for December 1 but it was also canceled. An appeal is pending with the Appellate Division of the Court of Indian Offenses.
The election was held to fill the second chief and secretary-treasurer posts, along with tribal committee seats.
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(The Miami News-Record 12/14)
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