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Election Application & Information

Application

The 2021 Tribal Council candidacy deadline has passed.

Requirements

  • Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians;
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older; and
  • Applications must be turned in by 4 PM on December 4th.

Voter’s Pamphlet and Statement

If you would like your candidate’s statement and photo to appear in the Voter’s Pamphlet, please submit your statement and recent 3×5 photograph of yourself along with your application. Deadline for statements and photos is 4 PM December 4, 2020.

Candidate statements must be no longer than 750 words and must not be derogatory or contain personal attacks on any one individual. Statements and photos will appear in the voter’s pamphlet. Photos will be included on the ballot. Mail your statement and photo to:

CTSI Election Board
PO Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380-0549

The candidate is responsible to ensure receipt of application and statement by the deadline. Letters will be sent to all candidates after review and certification by the Election Board. The Election Board will also send each certified candidate a packet that includes the Siletz Tribal Constitution, Election Ordinance and approved rules.

Candidates can call 800-922-1399, ext. 1256, or 541-444-8256; or e-mail elections@ctsi.nsn.us to confirm receipt of application and candidate’s statement.

Election Dates

Deadline to file for candidacy Dec. 4, 2020 4 PM
Deadline to submit a photo and/or candidate’s statement for inclusion in the Tribal Voter’s Pamphlet Dec. 4, 2020 4 PM
Deadline to withdraw in writing from the Tribal Elections Dec. 9, 2020 4 PM
Certified Candidate’s List posted Dec. 9, 2020 4 PM
Voter’s Pamphlet mailed out Dec. 11-12 2020
Absentee ballots mailed out Dec. 14-15 2020
Candidates Fair – Location TBD Jan. 9, 2021 9 AM – 12 PM
In-person Voting – Tribal Elections, Tribal Community Center, Siletz Feb. 6, 2021 10 AM – 4 PM
Deadline for returning absentee ballots Feb. 6, 2021 4 PM