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File #: CNCA-26    Version: Name: TITLE 26 - ELECTIONS
Type: Cherokee Nation Code Status: Passed
File created: 1/1/2014 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: N/A Final action: N/A
Enactment date: N/A Enactment #: N/A
Title: TITLE 26 ELECTIONS (INCLUDES 2016 POCKET PART)
Sponsors: N/A
Indexes: CNCA, Code, Election, Election Board Commisison, Election Commission, Election Law, Election Law Reform
Code sections: Title 26 - Elections
Attachments: 1. TITLE 26 - Elections.pdf, 2. TITLE 26 - Elections pocket part.pdf
Related files: 16-025, 19-009, 14-004, 14-059, TMP-386, 20-089
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Title
TITLE 26 ELECTIONS (INCLUDES 2016 POCKET PART)
Body
1. Supervisory Bodies and Election Services Office
2. Qualifications and Registration of Voters
3. Qualifications of and Filing By Candidates
4. Disclosure of Campaign Finances
5. Conduct of Elections
Oklahoma Statutes
Election Code, see 26 O.S. § 1-101 et seq.






Section
1. Purpose
2. Authority
3. Definitions

CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
4. Tenure of elected officials 5 to 10. Reserved


Filling of vacancies, see 19 CNCA § 3.

§ 1. Purpose


Cross References
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.
History
Source. LA 06-10, eff. February 23, 2010.
Amended. LA 46-12, eff. December 17, 2012.
Amended. LA 04-14, eff. February 19, 2014.
Amended. LA 12-16, eff. May 18, 2016.


Indians 214.5, 217. Westlaw Topic No. 209.
C.J.S. Indians §§ 57, 59.

§ 2. Authority
Library References
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.
History
Source. LA 06-10, eff. February 23, 2010. Amended. LA 46-12, eff. December 17, 2012.

25 CNCA § 2
ELECTIONS

Amended. LA 04-14, eff. February 19, 2014.
Amended. LA 12-16, eff. May 18, 2016.

§ 3. 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 Council sea...

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