TRIBAL ELECTION BOARD OFFICE NOTICE: Although Nooksack governmental offices are limited to essential personnel only, please be advised that the Election Board office will remain open during posted business hours, 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Safety precautions are being observed. Masks are required for entry.
Voting Location and Hours
Primary Election: February 19, 2022
General Election: March 19, 2022
Mi sq’ eq’ ó Community Building, 2515 Sulwhanon Road, Everson, Washington
Polling Hours – Primary Election
Polls are open from 9 am – 5 pm. February 17, 18 & 19, 2022
Polling Hours – General Election
Polls are open from 9 am – 5 pm. March 17, 18 & 19, 2022
Offices on the Ballot
- Tribal Chairman
- Tribal Secretary
- Council Positions A and B
Due to the impact of office closures caused by the recent inclement weather and COVID-19, the following changes have been made regarding candidate filing methods and the office hours of the Election Board.
To secure a place on the election ballot, prospective candidates must obtain a Candidate Filing Packet containing a Qualified Candidate Form and Candidate Petition Forms from the Election Board office. Candidate Filing Packets will be available at the Election Board Office during regular business hours and must be submitted in person no later than the close of business, (7 pm) on January 7, 2022.
Prospective candidates may also request a packet be sent via overnight courier by submitting that request to the Election Board by email at: email@example.com.
Any eligible voter may vote by Absentee ballot in the Primary and/or the General Elections. Absentee ballots must be requested by the voter from the Election Board. Requests may be made in person at the Election Board office during regular business hours, by telephone at (505) 980-1076, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at Nooksack Election Supervisor, Post Office Box 6306, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 87197, beginning December 27, 2021 and ending January 7, 2022. Regardless of the method used to request an Absentee ballot, the requester, must be able to confirm their membership number, date of birth, and official address as confirmed by the Nooksack Tribal Enrollment Department.
2022 Candidate Statements & Resumes
Roswell (Ross) James Cline Resume/Statement
Lawrence Lee Bailey Statement
Council Seat A:
Jesse Felix Madera, Jr. Resume/Statement
Roman Gabriel Swanaset-Simmonds No materials submitted.
Council Seat B:
Agripina (Lona) Laelana Romero Johnson Resume/Statement
Leon Thomas Cline Resume/Statement
Election Board Office
4979 Mt. Baker Highway, Suite G, Deming, WA 98244
Election Board Office Hours:
Through the course of the Election cycle, Election Board office hours are:
- December 27, 2021, through January 7, 2022: Monday through Friday 10 am – 7 pm
- January 10, 2022, through the conclusion of the Election cycle: Monday through Friday 9 am – 5 pm
Terry Rainey at (505) 980-1076.
Phone: (505) 980-1076