The Election Committee oversees all elections and official votes for the Nation. Major elections for the Nation happen every four years, but in between major elections the committee still counts votes during General Council meetings for committee seats and votes of the General Council. The Election procedures were passed by the General Council in September 2010 and they serve as a guide for the Election Committee.
Upon request of the Chairperson
Alyssa Henderson, Chair
Cameron Troxel, Co-Chair
Mandy Howard, Secretary
Merri Thomas, Alternate
Amanda Faile, Alternate
The purpose of this Election Ordinance is to establish formal procedures for elections of the Catawba Nation, to ensure fair elections and the sanctity of the ballot, to provide direction to the Election Committee of the Catawba Nation, and to ensure the Election Committee conducts its affairs in a manner to avoid an election irregularity. This Election Ordinance shall be administered in such a way as to accomplish these purposes.
In this Final Election Ordinance document you will be be able to find explanations of the following topics: