Grand Portage elections are Tuesday, June 10

The community of Grand Portage had a full ballot for its primary election in April 2014. The primary narrowed the ballot to two candidates for each of the Grand Portage Reservation Tribal Council positions up for election. Members of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will go to the polls on Tuesday, June 10 to vote for secretary/treasurer, committeeperson I and committeeperson II.

Running for secretary/treasurer is incumbent April McCormick and Dennis B. Morrison.

For the committeeperson I seat, the candidates are Rob Hull and Amber Porter. Candidates for the committeeperson II seat are incumbent John Morrin and William “Bill” Myers.

The Grand Portage Reservation Tribal Council is the governing body of Grand Portage. The enrolled members of the band elect the tribal council officers. The council oversees health care, social services, education, jobs, housing, public safety, and more.