Attention Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Citizens:
August 28, 2018 – 21(1) Application for A Recount – Within seven (7) days after the Election any candidate may request a recount by submitting such request to the Electoral Officer, in which case the Electoral Officer shall give all candidates and voters three (3) days notice that a recount has been requested, following which the Electoral Officer shall immediately convene a meeting of the candidates and the deputy officer to recount the ballots.
August 30, 2018 – 21(5) – Corrupt Practice Appeal – Within seven (7) days after the election any candidate or voter who voted may file an appeal with the Appeal Committee if that person has reasonable grounds to believe there was:
A violation of this Election Law which may affect the results of the election; or
A corrupt practise occurred in connection with the election, which may affect the results of the election, including any attempt to influence voter intentions through the purchase of, or contribution to the purchase of, alcohol, drugs or other gifts for voters, excluding candidate promotional items used during the election.
August 30, 2018 – 21(7) Notice of Appeal – An appeal filed under subsections (5) or (6) shall outline the grounds of appeal and the facts upon which the appeal is based, supported by a statutory declaration of the person filing the appeal.
If you require any further information or have questions please contact the NCN Electoral Officer, Joyce Yetman @ 204-679-0506.