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Sault Ste. Marie chairman voted out of office

Voters of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians ousted incumbent chairman Aaron Payment, according to unofficial election results.

Darwin "Joe" McCoy defeated Payment by a vote of 3,853 to 3,495. "I am really humbled about how things turned out," McCoy said in a press release.

Voters also elected former chairman Bernard A. Bouschor to the board of directors. Bouschor served as chairman prior to Payment.

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