Notice of Election Chief Councillor

To All ‘Namgis members who have attained the age of nineteen (19) years or older, please be advised that you are eligible to vote in elections whether you live on or off Reserve. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are on the list of electors and that we have your current address.

If you wish your contact information to be released to candidates for distribution of campaign literature, contact your Electoral Officer: Jamie Taylor @ 250-974-5877 or by mail @ P.O. Box 15, Alert Bay, B.C. V0N 1A0

An election for Chief Councillor will be held, Friday May 12, 2017.

The Electoral Officer will accept mail-in nominations for Chief Councillor until the close of nominations on Monday, April 03, 2017 at 9:00 pm.

All registered ‘Namgis electors who reside on or are visiting Cormorant Island, can register their nominations at the ‘Namgis Elder’s Centre from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on Friday, April 28, 2017.

An All Candidates meeting will be held at LAM Recreation Centre at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 and will be available online at To participate with your questions call 1-800-9NAMGIS. This meeting will be rebroadcast the next day at Click here to watch live on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

An Advance Poll will be held at the ‘Namgis Elder’s Centre from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on Friday, April 28, 2017.

All registered non-resident electors that have current address information on file will receive an election package detailing how they can participate in this election. Mail-in Ballots will be accepted up to the close of elections on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 9:00 pm.

All registered ‘Namgis electors living on or visiting Cormorant Island can vote at the Elder’s Centre on Advance Poll Day, Friday April 28, 2017 or Election Day, Friday May 12, 2017.

A copy of the election regulations is available at the ‘Namgis Administration Office.

For more information, please contact Verna Ambers at the Administration Office (250) 974-5556