Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate: Elections Excerpt



SECTION 1. The first election of the Council under this Revised Constitution shall be called, held and supervised by the present Council within one hundred twenty (120) days after its approval. Successful candidates at this first election shall assume office when duly seated at the regular January 1967 meeting of the Council. Where more than two (2) members have filed for an office, a Primary Election shall be held at least thirty (30) days prior to the General Election. Only the two (2) candidates for each office receiving the most votes at such Primary Election or convention shall be eligible to run for office in the General Election. Where no more than two (2) members have filed for an office, a Primary Election will be unnecessary. 

Native Nations

Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Nation. 2006. "Revised Constitution and By-Laws of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Nation." Agency Village, SD. 

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