Samahquam Elections

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General Election For Chief and Council was held on July 24, 2021

 

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Samahquam election for chief & council

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REMINDER

  • This Election is to be run as a positive experience for all voting members of Samahquam.

  • Lateral Violence is not allowed during this election process and will not be tolerated.

  • Each Candidate who is listed below has shown commitment to allow their name to stand for this election process to be a potential leader within Samahquam.

  • Each Candidate is to be congratulated to be able to stand with each other in front of all voting members.

Preliminary Results of Election

 

Official Statement of Results of SAMAHQUAM Election

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CANDIDATES AND VOTES CAST

results for chief

Name of Candidate

Number of Votes

Comments

Brock Peters

79

William Schneider (MVTS)

67

  1. Number of Ballots Cast for Chief:

  2. Number of Rejected Ballots for Chief:

151

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results for councillor

Name of Candidate

Number of Votes

Comments

Allison Asapace

64

Dustin French

43

Raven Paull

42

Dianna Purcell

42

Adelina Smith

28

Malcolm S. Smith Sr.

41

Amanda Turner

38

Magnus R. Turner

68

Patrick Wallace

36

  1. Number of Ballots Cast for Chief:

  2. Number of Rejected Ballots for Chief:

151

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ELECTED CANDIDATES

To the Office of Chief:

Brock Peters

To the Office of Councillor:

Magnus R. Turner

Allison Asapace

Dustin French

THE COUNT WAS DILIGENTLY CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAMAHQUAM ELECTION ACT.

Polling Stations For In-Person Voting 

There were two Polling Stations that SAMAHQUAM Members were able to vote at:

1) QaLaTKu7eM Community Hall (Home Community)

2) Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre 

     Valley Room, 36035 North Parallel Rd., Abbotsford, BC

SAMAHQUAM Members also had the option to vote online at the
Samahquam election page on One Feather.

SAMAHQUAM Members had the option for mail-in ballot with a
post-date by July 16, 2021.

All Polling Stations were open from 9AM - 8PM on July 24, 2021

 
 

2021 LIST OF CANDIDATES

CANDIDATES FOR CHIEF
  • BROCK PETERS

  • WILLIAM SCHNEIDER (MVTS)

CANDIDATES FOR COUNCIL

  • ALLISON ASAPACE

  • DUSTIN FRENCH

  • ALEXIS PAULL

  • DIANNA PURCELL

  • ADELINA SMITH

  • MALCOLM SMITH SR.

  • AMANDA TURNER

  • MAGNUS TURNER

  • PATRICK WALLACE

This list of Candidates is due to change under the following circumstances:

  1. A candidate withdraws from the Election​

  2. A candidate is found to have made errors on their nomination forms.

  3. A candidate is found to have breached any and/or all parts of the SAMAHQUAM CUSTOM ELECTION ACT (SECOND VERSION APPENDIX H).

Under Article 12 of the SAMAHQUAM CUSTOM ELECTION ACT (SECOND VERSION APPENDIX H)

12.2. No Eligible Voter or Candidate shall publicly, including social media, and wrongfully tarnish the character of, slander a Candidate or Candidates.

 

12.3. Such actions will lead to the removal of the Eligible Voter or Candidate from the Election by the Electoral Officer.

THIS INCLUDES ANY MEMBERS WHO MAY OR MAY NOT BE A PART OF ANY OTHER ORGANIZED GROUP AND/OR COMMITTEE!

 

ALL-CANDIDATES MEETINGs
 

Recording Part One of All Candidates Meeting

Recording Part Two of All Candidates Meeting

Samahquam election for chief & council

Please see the Samahquam election page on One Feather.

 

One Feather Online Voting

If you cannot make it to a polling station, you may vote online at www.onefeather.ca

If you have not already registered, please visit the above mentioned website to register. Once registered, you will then receive notice as to when voting is open. 

 

SAMAHQUAM Custom Election Code

Second Version Appendix H

May 2, 2021

See Appendix H for the process for Amendment of Custom Election Act, Second Version, Appendix H.

 

July 5, 2021

Waiver Notice

notice to all voting samahquam members

 

Contact Electoral Officer

To Contact your Electoral Officer:

Call: 1-877-655-1970 (toll Free)

Email: elections@stephen-armstrong.ca

 

Voters List

Please review this voters list. If you do not see your name (or the name of someone you know to be a member), please contact Stephen Armstrong, Electoral Officer at the above listed email as soon as you can so that we can have time to address all concerns.

Please include a phone number in your email.

Are you a candidate and your bio is not accurate or missing below? 

Please contact the Electoral Officer, Stephen Armstrong at elections@stephen-armstrong.ca

 
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All-Candidates Bio's

Candidates for Chief

Brock Peters Kwastanax

Chief William Schneider

Candidates for Council

Listed Alphabetically by Surname

Allison Asapace

Dianna Purcell

Dustin French

Adelina Smith

Alexis Paull

Malcom Smith Sr.

Amanda Turner

Magnus Turner

Patrick Wallace

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