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A livestream, and video recording of the recount is available here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTIQdwqY_Xs 


If you have any questions, please contact
SFN’s Electoral Officer Graeme Drew at: gd.drewnorth@gmail.com

The 2024 election has now come to an end.

 


 

For the first time, Snuneymuxw First Nation is offering online voting in the 2024 election, as well as the other options of voting by mail or in person.

Online voting will be available every day between 1pm and Midnight PST.
And, on election day (January 20th 2024) ALL DAY.
Voting is scheduled to close at 8pm PST on Saturday, January 20, 2024. 

To vote online in this election, simply click on this link: https://app.ballotbox.cl/

Follow the instructions on each screen, and feel free to contact our electoral officer Graeme Drew if you require any assistance:
Graeme Drew  (SFN Electoral Officer)   604.649.2044   gd.drewnorth@gmail.com 

Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Snuneymuxw First Nation (SFN) that a vote will be held to elect five (5) Councillors each for a four-year term.

Election Day is Saturday, January 20, 2024.
A poll will be open from 9am to 8pm (all local times) at the SFN Recreation &
Wellness Centre located at 1145 Totem Road in Nanaimo, BC.

Any elector may vote in person, online, or by mail.

An All-Candidates Forum was held on Saturday, December 9, 2023 between the hours of 2pm and 5pm at the SFN Recreation & Wellness Centre.
Online Recording is available here: https://youtube.com/live/QcFbj7EHfHk?feature=share

  • Registered SFN members 18 years or older on January 20, 2024 are eligible to vote.
  • An All-Candidates Forum will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023 between the hours of 2pm and 5pm at the SFN Recreation & Wellness Centre. Attend online here: https://youtube.com/live/QcFbj7EHfHk?feature=share
  • There will be an Advance Vote at the SFN Recreation & Wellness Centre, 1145 Totem Road, Nanaimo, BC on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 between 9am and 8pm.
  • Voting packages are being mailed to electors living away from the reserve with a current mailing address on record with the SFN administration. On-reserve residents may also request a voting package from the Electoral Officer if unable to attend either of the polls.
  • Online voting will be open from 9am on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 to 8pm on Saturday, January 20, 2024 and can be accessed by going to www.snuneymuxw.ca/elections
  • The term is expiring for these five (5) Councillors: Darren Good, Kate Good, Regan Seward, Isaac Matthew Thomas, and William (Bill) Yoachim.
  • The term continues until February 2nd, 2026 for Chief Michael Wyse and these five (5) Councillors: Edward Good, Wanda Good, Erralyn Joseph, Emily (Emmy) Manson, and Paul Wyse-Seward.

I will count the votes at the SFN Recreation & Wellness Centre after the close of the poll at 8pm on Saturday, January 20, 2024 and declare the results immediately following the count.

(Given under my hand at Delta, BC, on Wednesday, November 8th, 2023.)

Graeme Drew, Electoral Officer
1249 Malvern Place, Delta, BC V4M 3H8
Phone: 604.649.2044 Email: gd.drewnorth@gmail.com

Snuneymuxw First Nation
NOTICE OF VOTE

LIST OF CANDIDATES FOR SNUNEYMUXW 2024 ELECTION

CANDIDATES FOR COUNCILLOR (5 SEATS)

COOPER, Patrick

GOOD, Chris

GOOD, Darren Sr.

GOOD (FRED), Denean

GOOD, Kate (Stacey)

GOOD (ROSS), Terena

JONES, Terry

MANSON, Derrick

MANSON, Geraldine

MANSON (WHITE), Wendy Florence

PAUL, Charlene

SETTLER, Max K.

SEWARD, Regan R. A.

THOMAS, Isaac

THOMAS, James R.

WHITE, Joseph Dale

WHITE, John L.

WHITE, Richard G. (Dick)

WYSE, Anthony Sr.

WYSE, Elias (Eli)

YOACHIM, William (Bill)

 

For more election information please contact:
Graeme Drew, SFN Electoral Officer   604.649.2044  gd.drewnorth@gmail.com 

Graeme Drew, Electoral Officer
1249 Malvern Place
Delta, BC  V4M 3H8
Phone: 604-649-2044, email: gd.drewnorth@gmail.com

SNUNEYMUXW FIRST NATION:
Notice of Nomination Meeting for Councillors

A meeting of the electors of the Snuneymuxw First Nation (SFN) will be held at the SFN Recreation & Wellness Centre, 1145 Totem Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. (local time).

The purpose of the meeting is to nominate candidates for five (5) councillors for the next four-year term, commencing February 2, 2024.

You must be a registered Snuneymuxw member and 18 years or older as of January 20, 2024 (the date of the election) in order to nominate, to be a candidate, or to vote.

q  Candidates must be ordinarily resident within the SFN Candidacy Area.

q  You may nominate in person at the meeting or by mailing or delivering nomination forms to the Electoral Officer. Mail-in nominations (including those that are hand-delivered) must include the signed and witnessed Voter Declaration Form.

q  Nomination forms must be received by the Electoral Officer before the close of the nomination meeting at 9:00 p.m. in order to be valid.

The election will be held at the SFN Recreation & Wellness Centre, 1145 Totem Road in Nanaimo, BC between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2024. Any elector may vote in person or by mail-in ballot.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

·         Nominees with a criminal conviction within the past five (5) years are not eligible to hold office.

·         If you are nominated on October 24, 2023, you will have three (3) days until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2023 to submit a recent Criminal Record Check and completed Candidacy Acceptance Form to the Electoral Officer (per Section 9.9 SFN Electoral Code). Nominees who fail to meet this deadline cannot be a candidate in the election. Copies of the SFN Electoral Code and Regulations are available at the SFN Administration Office. Candidacy Acceptance Forms are available from the Electoral Officer.

·         The term is expiring for five (5) councillors.

·         The following councillors will continue in their positions until February 1, 2026: Michael Wyse (Chief), Edward Good, Wanda Good, Erralyn Joseph, Emily Manson, and Paul Wyse-Seward.