LKFN election nomination period opens on July 16

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The nomination period for the Northwest Territories' Líídlįį Kúę First Nation August 23 election opens on Friday July 16 and runs for one month until August 16.

One chief and eight councillors are set to be elected for a three-year term, the First Nation said on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

There are a number of criteria one must meet to run for a position on LKFN council, including being over the age of 18, a registered member of LKFN, and having no outstanding debt with the First Nation.

Nomination forms are available at the LKFN office in Fort Simpson.

An advance poll for the election will be open at the LKFN office on August 19 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Members can vote at the Fort Simpson recreation centre on August 23 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Proxy votes will not be accepted, so members must vote in person.

Sarah Sibley, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Cabin Radio

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