Bordeaux, Scott chosen as unofficial winners of tribal president race

ROSEBUD, SD – Unofficial results show incumbent Tribal President Rodney Bordeaux will face Cyril “Whitey” Scott for the top seat on Rosebud during the General Election next month.


Bordeaux received 787 votes while Scott picked up 593 in the primary election held in 21 communities on the Rosebud Reservation.


Incumbent William “Willie” Kindle will face Oliver J. “OJ” Semans for the position of Vice-President. Kindle received 1,477 votes. Semans got 358 votes.


Incumbent Scott Herman will face Calvin “Hawkeye” Waln, Jr. for the tribal council seat from Antelope Community.


Incumbent Royal Yellow Hawk will face Mary F. Waln for the tribal council seat from He Dog Community.


Incumbent Webster Two Hawk, Sr. will face Fremont Fallis for the tribal council seat from Horse Creek Community.


Incumbent Patricia “Patti” Douville will face Rose Two Strike Stenstrom for the tribal council seat from Ring Thunder Community.


Rosebud Community will elect a new tribal council member this time around. Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman will face Stephanie C. Sully in next month’s General Election.


Incumbent John Swift will face Patsy Valandra for the tribal council seat from St. Francis Community.


Incumbent Delano Clairmont will face Alvin Bettelyoun, Sr. for the tribal council seat from Swift Bear Community.


Incumbent Kathleen High Pipe will face Philimon D. Two Eagle for the tribal council seat from Upper Cut Meat.


Incumbent Arlene Black Bear will face Brian Hart for the tribal council seat from Corn Creek.


Incumbent Todd Bear Shield will retain his tribal council seat from Bull Creek Community because he ran unopposed.


A reservation wide General Election is scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 2012. Qualified tribal members who have registered to vote will have the opportunity to cast their vote to select a president, vice president and all tribal council representatives.


For more information please call the Election Board at (605) 856-2373. Their office is located on Main Street in Mission, just south of the City office in the building which formerly housed the Mission Medical Clinic.





Published by Vi Waln


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