Filing Period Begins January 14 for Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Elections


The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has announced that a regular election will be held on June 9, 2020, for the offices of Chairperson (Chief Executive) and Committeeperson District I (District I Representative).

Candidates wishing to run for either office must file for office during regular business hours beginning on January 14 and ending January 24 at 4:30 p.m.

Certified candidates will run in a primary election on March 31. Any candidate receiving more than 50 percent of the vote in the primary will be declared the winner.

If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote in the primary, the two candidates with the most votes will advance to a general election June 9, 2020.

Please see the attachments for additional information on the election.

MCT Election Announcement
Election Calendar
Election Ordinance