Adopted by Resolution 2021-75
Amended by Resolution 2021-107
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, voting in the 2021 General Council Board of Directors election will be conducted with a walk-thru option or absentee ballot. The 2021 Annual General Council Meeting is canceled for any in-person meeting.
The following procedures shall govern the 2021 Board Elections, Board Seat Positions, and Motions. All Election Ordinance procedures and Election SOP's shall also apply to the 2021 election to the extent they are not in conflict with the following voting procedures, board officer positions, and motions.
Who Qualifies as an Eligible Voter: All enrolled members of the Tulalip Tribes eighteen (18)years of age older on or before the March 20, 2021 ballot shall have the right to vote in the 2021 Board Election, Board Officer Positions, and Motions.
Absentee Vote: All persons wishing to vote absentee in the 2021 Board Elections, Board Seat Positions, and Motions, must register for an absentee ballot with the Election Committee. This registration will apply towards the 2021 Board Elections, Board Seat Positions, and Motions -you will not be able to vote in person for either election if you request an absentee ballot.
Board of Directors Candidates Ballot No.1
In-person voting will be from 7:00 AM-6:00 PM March 19th and March 20th, 2021. The absentee count will start at 5:00 AM until completed on March 19th, 2021.
Board of Directors Officer Position and Motions Ballot No. 2
Board of Directors Officer Position and Motions Ballot No. 2 In-person voting will be from 7:00 AM-6:00 PM April 23rd and 24th, 2021. The absentee count will start at 6:00 AM until completed on April 23rd, 2021.
Ballot No. 2 will be mailed to the designated Mailing Address listed on the registration form.
The Board members will declare what officer position they are running for, in writing by March 22 at 4:00PM to the election staff – by email. They can run for more than one position. If a Board of Directors is elected for more than one position they will select in writing which seat they will accept or deny. The runner up will be next in line, they will also need to accept or deny the position in writing.
All Elections shall be held in accordance with the rules and regulations laid down by the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors. The purpose of the Election staff is to regulate the conduct for Tulalip Tribes elections. It is in the best interest of all Tribes members to provide specific rules and regulations governing all Tribes elections.
The Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors shall designate the time and places of voting per the Constitution and Bylaws for the Tulalip Tribes of Washington.
6406 Marine Drive
Tulalip, WA 98271
Election office is open during Board of Directors Election and Commissioners Elections only.
Please contact the BOD Secretary for questions when the Elections office is closed.