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Elections & Voting

Tribal Elections

Election Basics

The General Election, and Primary Election (if required), occurs every three (3) years when the Oneida Business Committee is elected. All other elections are Special Elections. Eligible voter may cast a ballot at one of two polling locations at all elections. Picture ID must be presented in order to vote.

Eligible voters may become candidates by one of two ways. They may be nominated at the caucus and be present at the caucus to accept the nomination. They may also petition by obtaining ten (10) verified signatures of Tribal members eligible to vote at the time of the signature.  In all instances, an application must be completed and returned by the appropriate deadline.

Election Rules

The Oneida Election Law sets the rules for elections, recounts, and challenges.  It also sets the role and responsibilities of the Oneida Election Board.

For more information

Contact the Oneida Election Board at [email protected]


2017 General Tribal Election


Click here to obtain the July 26, 2017 Lot Drawing Results


 Click here to obtain the July 21, 2017 UPDATED Tentative Results


Click here to obtain the July 26, 2017 Lot Drawing Notice

Click here to obtain the July 14, 2017, Election Board Recount Update

Click here to obtain the July 12, 2017, UPDATED Tentative Results 

Click here to obtain the July 8, 2017, Tentative Results 

At the February 13, 2017, Annual General Tribal Council (GTC) meeting, GTC members approved the following dates regarding the 2017 General Election:

Saturday March 25, 2017 1:00 pm Caucus
Friday March 31, 2017 4:30 pm Application Deadline
Saturday May 6, 2017 7:00 am-7:00 pm Primary Election
Saturday July 8, 2017 7:00 am-7:00 pm General Election
Wednesday August 9, 2017 9:00 am BC Mtg to Ratify Results

Have questions, comments, concerns regarding General Election information and process? Please contact the Oneida Election Board at [email protected].


State, Local, and Federal Elections

Basic Voting Information

In order to vote in Wisconsin you must:

● Be a citizen of the United States
● Be a resident of Wisconsin for at least 28 days
● Be 18 years old
● Proof of identification when voting at a polling place.  A Tribal ID is accepted.
● Not have been convicted of treason, felony or bribery, or have had your civil rights restored
● Not have been found by a court to be incapable of understanding the objective of the electoral process
● Not make or benefit from a bet or wage depending on the result of an election

Registration Deadline: 20 days before the election (or completed in the local voter registration office up to 5:00 PM the day before the election, or completed at the polling place on election day)

Click here for more information about voting.


Additional/Contact Info