Stacey Small lost his day in court, but won the votes in a special election.
Small was elected to an open seat on the Chippewa Cree's tribal council in last week's election.
The Havre Daily received election results this morning showing Small was the top vote-getter out of 13 candidates, winning the seat with 157 votes.
Small could not be reached for comment by deadline this morning.
He was elected to take the place of Bruce Sunchild Sr., former council vice chair, who won a special election July 5 to become council chair.
Sunchild, who was elected back to the council in 2008, took over as...