Six Nations will increase its band councillors but continue to limit their term of office

 Six Nations Elected Chief Mark Hill drops his ballot in ballot box during the August 24 vote.

By Lynda Powless Editor It looks like Six Nations wants to continue to limit the terms of its elected band councillors but increase the number of councillors it elects from nine to 12 members. Six Nations Election Code committee held a vote on potential changes to the community’s election code during the Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) Annual General Assembly (AGA) at the community hall Thursday (Aug. 24) night. A total of 89 people out of a possible 24,339 band members who are eligible to vote based on the band membership list provided by Indigenous Services Canada. There was one spoiled ballot. Six Nations Chief Electoral Polling Officer (CEPO) Lori Harris held four Advanced Polls and the single community vote. The results are: Should candidates have to demonstrate previous community…

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