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Nov 02, 2023
(Ottawa, Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario) – The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, responsible for the election of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, has received nomination papers in proper form from the following persons listed below, in alphabetical order by last name:
According to the AFN Charter, an Eligible Candidate must:
The 2023 Election for the Office of the National Chief will take place on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, during the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA). The SCA will be conducted in a hybrid format, both virtually and in person, at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, from December 5-7, 2023.
The AFN Charter, states that “The winner of the election shall be that person who first gains a majority of sixty (60) per cent of the votes of the representatives of Members who are registered at the Assembly.” Pursuant to Resolution 34/2023, the term of the next National Chief has been adjusted to expire in the month of July 2027, extending the term of office to three years and six months.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.afn.ca for more details.
Please contact candidates directly for media inquiries using the campaign contact information provided below:
Campaign Manager: Bronte Prosser
Campaign Contact: Brianna Verhelst
Campaign Contact: Lowa Beebe
Campaign Manager: Doug Dokis
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Campaign Chair: Sheila Musqua Keewatin