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White Earth Tribal Council certifies candidates for 2014 tribal election



The White Earth Tribal Council recently certified 15 tribal members who filed for the positions of Secretary-Treasurer, District I Representative and District II Representative in the 2014 tribal election.  These positions are four-year terms.

The following candidates are listed in the order that they signed up with the White Earth Election Board.



Robert Durant (Incumbent)

Arlene Duncan

Karen M. Manypenny

Merlin Deegan Sr.

Alan Roy

Raymond Auginaush Sr.


District I Representative **

Irene “Rene” Auginaush (Incumbent)

Steven “Punky” Clark


District II Representative

Patleen Straub

Justin Keezer

Brenda “Pote” Weaver

Joe Bush

Kathy Goodwin

Kimberly Scott Neisen

Terrance Tibbetts Sr. (Incumbent)


The Primary Election will be held Tuesday, April 1.  The top two candidates will then proceed to the General Election on Tuesday, June 10, unless a candidate receives more than 50% of the votes.  If this is the case then that candidate automatically wins the position that they filed for.

** District I candidates automatically move on to the General Election, but District I voters will still vote for Secretary-Treasurer during the Primary Election.

For more information call 218-936-5622, or toll free at 1-866-211-9154.  The fax is 218-936-5623.  The mailing address for the General Election Board is PO Box 10, Mahnomen, MN 56557.