Election 2016 Results

The BIN Election Committee reports the following results for Election 2016.

There 210 ballots cast:  28 members voted in person and 182 absentee ballots were received.  Those who were elected will be sworn in at the June meeting.

Jeremy Marx, candidate for tribal Chair, received 178 votes and was elected Chair.  Write-in candidates received votes as follows:

  • Bob Fowler - 10
  • Mark Baldwin - 4
  • Craig Cottrell - 2
  • Dawn Kraintz - 2
  • Samson Occum - 1
  • Faith Ottery - 1
  • Richard Schadewald - 1

Michele Woods, candidate for Treasurer, received 179 votes and was elected Treasurer.   Write-in candidates received votes as follows:

  • Craig Cottrell - 4
  • Patty Loew -1
  • Richard Schadewald -1
  • Lucy Skeesick - 1
  • Stacie Welch Swinney - 1
  • Paul Werth - 1

Jessica Ryan, candidate for Council Member, received 166 votes and was elected to Council.  Write-in candidates received votes as follows:

  • Mark Baldwin - 19
  • Charlene Bille - 1
  • Megan Fulopp - 1
  • Faith Ottery - 1
  • Dick Welch - 1

Dennis Gramentz, candidate for Peacemaker, receive 110 votes and was elected to the position of Peacemaker.  Renee Gralewicz received 94 votes.  Write-in candidates received votes as follows:

  • Steve Bissell - 1
  • Mike Pelky -1