Election oddities: from tie breakers to baskets to Marilyn Monroe

By?Lynda Powless Editor Like any election there are always events that raise eyebrows or cause outright laughter and Six Nations Band Council’s 57th general election was no different. From tie breaking to oddly placed signs to win a basket the 57th election was  one for the books. A tie breaker Six Nations Elections officer Steve Williams found himself in the unfavourable position of having to break a tie at Saturday’s band council elections. Only he allowed the competitors to do it instead. A tie occurred in District Six when two candidates, Mark Hill and Lynn Travis Bomberry tied at 75 votes each. Hill is an incumbent, Bomberry a newcomer to the race. Under the Six Nations Election Code the electorial officer has up to two weeks to break the tie….

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