Judge writes opinion about RB election


Jerome Tharaud/Havre Daily News/[email protected]

The results of last week's secretarial election at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation are official after the three-day protest period expired Monday afternoon.

But the BIA field officer who administered the election said the BIA's regional director could still decide to throw out the election results after Chippewa Cree Tribal Court Chief Judge Gilbert Belgarde submitted a legal opinion about the election Monday.

"I would think (the election) would stand," BIA field officer James Montes...

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