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By Tim Leeds 

Protest on tribal council election results underway at Rocky Boy


November 14, 2018

The official count of votes in Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation’s Chippewa Cree Business Committee general election is on hold with one of the candidates filing a protest.

In the unofficial count, the candidates who received the most votes for the four seats were Michael “Big Mike” Corcoran with 536, Calvin Jilot with 530, Michelle Billy with 491 and Richard “Rick” Morsette with 464.

Incumbent Jody LaMere, who lost under the unofficial tally, filed a complaint alleging misconduct in the distribution of expenditures to influence voting, electioneering at the booths, problems in...

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