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Wabauskang First Nation

2020 Election Code Vote

Polling completed October 30, 2020
Total number of voters: 81 (29% showed)
Voting Method Number of Ballots
In person ballots 0
Electronic ballots 81

Which version of the Election Code should Wabauskang First Nation use for Band Elections?

Option Electronic Total Votes
1992 Election Code 26 26
2020 Election Code 55 55
Spoiled 0 0

Should mail-in ballots be available as an option for voting in Band Elections?

Option Electronic Total Votes
YES 60 60
NO 20 20
Spoiled 1 1

Should online voting be available as an option for voting in Band Elections?

Option Electronic Total Votes
YES 64 64
NO 17 17
Spoiled 0 0

How long should the term of office be for Chief and Council?

Option Electronic Total Votes
2 Years 33 33
4 years 48 48
Spoiled 0 0

Should an individual who has been convicted of a criminal offense within 5 years of election day be able to run for Chief and Council?

Option Electronic Total Votes
YES 7 7
NO 74 74
Spoiled 0 0

Should an individual who has declared bankruptcy within 5 years of election day be able to run for Chief and Council?

Option Electronic Total Votes
YES 17 17
NO 64 64
Spoiled 0 0

How should a tie between two candidates be determined?

Option Electronic Total Votes
Option 1: Electoral Officer Decides 32 32
Option 2: Electors Present at Counting of Vote Stand Behind Their Chosen Candidate 48 48
Spoiled 1 1

Which appeal process should be used for Wabauskang Band Elections?

Option Electronic Total Votes
Option 1: 5-Person Appeal Board, made up of 4 Band members and 1 non-member chair 58 58
Option 2: 3-Person Appeal Board, made up of 3 Band members 22 22
Spoiled 1 1

What process should be used to amend the Election Code in the future?

Option Electronic Total Votes
Option 1: General Band Meeting with 30 days notice 24 24
Option 2: Community Vote with 60 days notice 57 57
Spoiled 0 0

Should Chief and Council be able to amend the election date if there is an emergency (e.g. pandemic, natural disaster) or tragic event (e.g. death) impacting the community?

Option Electronic Total Votes
YES 61 61
NO 20 20
Spoiled 0 0
For more information or assistance in regards to this voting event please contact an Electoral Officer:
Ryan Haines (Ratification Officer)
  • Email: ryan@obaushkongaki.com