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2022 SWO Election Notices


Last updated 4/13/2022 at 11:17pm


In accordance with the SWO Election Code Section 03-05-04:

"That any candidate for a position on the Council or Executive Committee who has a debt in accordance with the provisions of Part 5 of this Code, shall be ineligible to run for a position on the Council or the Executive Committee."

The Reservation Election Board will seek information on debts from the tribe and all of the tribal entities as of April 29, 2022. Any person who wishes to become a candidate has the sole responsibility of ensuring that any indebtedness is current prior to the April 29, 2022 request. Debt, as defined by the code, is debt that is "delinquent, untimely, overdue or otherwise in default."

A Notice of Intent and application to be a candidate for the Council or Executive Committee can be picked up in person starting May 2, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. CST in the Tribal Vice Chairman's office or with a Reservation Election Board Member, Tribal Administration Building, Agency Village, SD.

The deadline to file for office, including payment of all fees by money order only, will be 4:00 p.m. CST on May 6, 2022. There are no exceptions for late filing.

Watch the Sota Iya Ye Yapi and Sisseton Courier for important notices to be published in upcoming editions. Questions may be addressed to [email protected]


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