OFFICIAL VOTES of the PRIMARY ELECTION for the TRIBAL COUNCIL

OFFICIAL VOTES of the PRIMARY ELECTION for the TRIBAL COUNCIL

NESPELEM, Wash. – The Colville Business Council’s Primary election ended May 12, with the absentee ballot count in CBC chambers Thursday afternoon.

When added to the poll count, certified Monday by the CBC Election Committee, the absentee ballot count finds the vote leaders in each race. The top two from each race move onto the General Election.

In Omak’s Position One race, Incumbent Virgil Marchand and Angela Davis will move on to the General Election. Marchand received 201 votes and Davis received 119 votes. Also in the race, Shirley K. Charley received 68 votes.

In Omak’s Position Two race, Incumbent Dustin Best and Preston Boyd will move onto the General Election. Best received 178 votes and Boyd received 124 votes. Also in the race, Michael E. Marchand received 97 votes.

In Nespelem’s Position One race, Incumbent Andrew C. Joseph JR. and Corby Turner will move on to the General Election. Joseph Jr. received 251 votes and Turner received 136 votes. Also in the race, Lily “Teen” Stanger received 115 votes.

In Nespelem’s Position Two race, with only two candidates, both Sharlene Zacherle (Incumbent) and Rodney Cawston will move onto the General Election without a Primary race.

In Inchelium’s Position One race, with only two candidates, both Marvin Kheel (Incumbent) and Cindy Marchand will move onto the General Election without a Primary race.

In Inchelium’s Position Two race, Incumbent Richard A. Swan Sr. and Cody Peone will move onto the General Election. Swan Sr. received 84 votes and Peone received 123 votes. Also in the race, Lee A. Adolph received 70 votes and Doug Seymour received 53 votes.

In Keller’s Position One race, with only two candidates, both Joseph L. Somday (Incumbent) and Patrick Tonasket will move onto the General Election without a Primary race.

Poll sites for the General Election are set to open at 8 a.m. June 18­­ with polls closing that same day at 8 p.m.

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