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File #: 14-004    Version: Name: 2014 CHEROKEE NATION ELECTION LAW AMENDMENT
Type: Legislative Act Status: Passed
File created: 1/15/2014 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 2/10/2014 Final action: 2/10/2014
Enactment date: 2/10/2014 Enactment #: LA-04-14
Title: AN ACT AMENDING LA-46-12 REVISING TITLE 26 ("ELECTIONS") OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED
Sponsors: Jodie Fishinghawk, Tina Glory Jordan
Indexes: Election, Election Law
Code sections: Title 26 - Elections
Attachments: 1. LA-04-14.PDF
Related files: CNCA-26, 14-059, 12-150
Title
AN ACT AMENDING LA-46-12 REVISING TITLE 26 ("ELECTIONS") OF THE CHEROKEE NATION CODE ANNOTATED
Body
BE IT ENACTED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION:

Section 1. Title and Codification

Title 26 of the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated, Entitled "Elections" is hereby revised as entirety and is hereby enacted as follows:

TITLE 26
ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 1
General Provisions

§ 1. Purpose

This Title is adopted for the purpose of conducting all Cherokee Nation elections, for Principal Chief, Deputy Principal Chief, Council, Constitutional amendments, initiatives and referenda of the Cherokee Nation.

Legislative History.

L.A. 9-85 Eff. July 13, 1985
L.A. 35-89 Eff. Sept. 9 1989
L.A. 6-91 Eff. March 9, 1991
L.A. 2-87 Eff. Feb. 14, 1987
L.A. 12-90 Eff. Nov. 13, 1990
L.A. 5-87 Eff. Feb. 14, 1987
L.A. 8-87 Eff. Feb. 26, 1987
L.A. 11-87 Eff. March 14, 1987
L.A. 6-87 Eff. Feb. 14, 1987
L.A. 9-87 Eff. Feb. 26, 1987
L.A. 14-87 Eff. March 14, 1987
L.A. 7-87 Eff. Feb. 14, 1987
LA. 12-87 Eff. May 11, 1987
L.A. 23-87 Eff. June I1, 1987
L.A. 3-87 Eft February 14, 1987
L.A. 4-87 Eff. Feb. 14, 1987
L.A. 7-97 Eft May 12, 1997
L.A. 39-05 Eff. Nov. 14, 2005
L.A. 06-10 Eff. Feb. 16, 2010
L.A. 46-12 Eff. Dec. 10,2012

§ 3. Authority.

This Title is enacted pursuant to Article IX, Section 1, of the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation ruled effective by the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court on July 26, 2003.

§ 3-A. Definitions. For purposes of this Title, the following terms shall be defined as follows:

1. At-Large Registered Voter. “At-Large registered voter” means a person who is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, under the age of twenty-five (25) residing outside of the jurisdictional boundaries of the Cherokee Nation, who has not previously registered to vote, and fails to choose a single district upon the time of their first registration; and citizens age twenty-five (25) and older-residing outside of the boundaries not registered to vote at the time of the first election to fill At-Large Counci...

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