PRFN Notice of Election

Notice is hereby given that the Prophet River First Nation has called an Election for August 13, 2024, in accordance with the Prophet River First Nation Custom Electoral Code (2009), for the purpose of electing one (1) candidate to the Office of Chief and two (2) candidates to the Office of Councillor, for the ensuing three (3) year term of office.


NOMINATION MEETING
JULY 15, 2024
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Prophet River Multiplex Gymnasium
Prophet River, BC


Each member of the Prophet River First Nation (PRFN) who is at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of the Nomination Meeting shall be eligible to nominate or second one (1) person for Chief and two (2) persons for Councillor. 

Nominations can be made by submitting a completed, signed, and witnessed Nomination and Declaration Form to the Electoral Officer by mail or email before the time set for the Nomination Meeting, or in person at the Nomination Meeting. Mailed nominations not received by the Electoral Officer before the time set for the Nomination Meeting are void. 

A member is eligible to run for office if he or she: 

  1. is at least 18 years old as of the date of the Nomination Meeting; 
  2. is not otherwise disqualified by the Electoral Code. 

Also note that elected members of the Band Council must reside within sufficient proximity to the Reserve such that they can commute to the Band Administration on a daily basis to perform their duties. 

Within forty-eight (48) hours after the conclusion of the Nomination Meeting, each nominee who wishes to run for office must provide to the Electoral Officer: 

  1. a completed Acceptance Form; and 
  2. a deposit of $150.00 for Chief Candidates, or $75.00 for Councillor Candidates, in the form of cash or a certified cheque made payable to the Prophet River First Nation. 

The Election Code, supporting documents, and the official Voters List of all Electors who are eligible to vote shall be posted and available during regular business hours at the PRFN Administration Office; can be requested from the Electoral Officer; and will be available to download at: 

www.onefeather.ca/nations/prophetriver

ELECTION DAY
AUGUST 13, 2024
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Prophet River Multiplex
Prophet River, BC


Members of PRFN who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of the Election are eligible to vote. 

Electors may vote in person at the Polling Station or by mail-in ballot. 

Dated at Victoria, British Columbia, this 21st of June, 2024. 

Download the official notice here.

Download the Voter List here.

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