The Hominy Village Committee election is scheduled for two nights of voting Nov. 7-8 at the village chapel.
All five spots on the Village Committee are up for election and voting is open to village residents only. The Osage Nation Election Office will be assisting in the village election and will tabulate and announce the results on Nov. 8.
Nominations for the committee will be taken starting at 6 p.m. in the chapel with nominations coming from village residents in attendance. After nominations cease, voting will start and will last until 7:30 p.m., according to ON Election Supervisor Alexis Rencountre.
On Wednesday Nov. 8, voting will start at 6 p.m. in the chapel and will last one hour. At 7 p.m., the ON election officials will tabulate the votes and will announce the election winners.
Current Hominy village committee members are Reuben Battiste DeRoin (chairman), Jeff Willcox (vice chairman), April Mitts, William Shadlow and Laurence “Larry” Maker.
The Hominy village committee board members serve two-year terms and those eligible to vote and run in the election are “Any member of the Osage Tribe who is 21 years of age on or before an election day and who has resided in the village at least 30 days during the 12 months preceding the election,” according to the 1964 Hominy village constitution.
Original Publish Date: 2017-11-07 00:00:00