AFN headed to fifth round of voting

By Lisa Iesse, Writer OTTAWA-Manitoba Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse is still in the lead coming out of the fourth round of voting to become the next leader of the Assembly of First Nations. After the fourth ballot Woodhouse grabbed 237 votes or 51.4  percent of the vote. Close at her heels is David Pratt with 185 votes or 40.1 percent of the votes cast. Neither of the two final candidates reached the 60 per cent threshold needed to win pushing the AFN into a fifth round of voting. Reginald Bellerose and Craig Makinaw, were dropped after the first ballot. Dean Sayers was dropped after the second ballot. Dropped from the third ballot was Sheila North. Woodhouse could become the second First Nations woman to become the National Chief of the…

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