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Elections & Voting

2020 General Election

Primary CANCELLATION Notice

Letter from OEB re Primary Cancellation

102.12-2. Cancellation of a Primary Election. A primary election for Business Committee positions may be canceled in the following circumstances:
(a) The Election Board shall cancel the primary election if the Business Committee positions did not draw the requisite number of candidates for a primary.
(b) The Election Board may cancel the primary election when large gatherings of people present a substantial risk to the health and safety of the Nation’s citizens.
(1) In the event the Election Board cancels the primary election, all candidates that are determined eligible according to section 102.5 and are not made ineligible
under section 102.6-2 shall be placed on the ballot for the general election

Tentatively the 2020 General Election is rescheduled to July 25th, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Location will be determined and will be announced at a later date.

According to the Election Law, 102.12-8 In the event of an emergency, the Election Board may reschedule the election, provided that no less than twenty-four (24) hours’ notice of the rescheduled election date is given to the voters, by posting notices in the prominent locations.

DATE TIME WHERE PURPOSE
Monday,
March 23, 2020
8:00 am

NHC – BC Support Office 

or Elections & Voting

Vacancy Information

Elected Position Application

GTC Legal Resource Center Notice

Judiciary Notice

Monday, April 20, 2020 -Friday,
April 24, 2020
8:00 am – 4:30 pm NHC – BC
Support Office

Application Deadline

Application list as of 4/24/2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

 TBD Primary CANCELLATION Notice
Saturday, July 25, 2020

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

 TBD

Tentative Results


IMPORTANT 2020 GENERAL ELECTION APPLICANT INFORMATION:

Applicants must provide the appropriate documentation, including but not limited to, copies of degree(s), official transcripts, and certifications as proof of qualification for the position in which they seek, where applicable. Those applications that do not have the proper back-up documentation regarding qualifications will be deemed as incomplete and applicant will not be eligible for candidacy.


We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will be providing updates if necessary. Please go to the Oneida Nation Website: https://oneida-nsn.gov/blog/2020/03/13/oneida-nation-covid-19-resource-page/ for any more updates.

If you have questions, comments, or concerns regarding the General Election information and process? Please contact the Oneida Election Board at [email protected]

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.

Applicants must provide the appropriate documentation, including but not limited to, copies of degree(s), official transcripts, and certifications as proof of qualification for the position in which they seek, where applicable. Those applications that do not have the proper back-up documentation regarding qualifications will be deemed as incomplete and applicant will not be eligible for candidacy.

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.

Campaign Sign Notice

Links

Election Board

For more information

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 2020 national, state, and local candidates.

Click here for more information about voting.

 

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