IMPORTANT NOTICE! To Klamath Tribal Members- 2021 Klamath Tribes Referendum

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL KLAMATH TRIBAL MEMBERS!

THE INITIAL BALLOT/ENVELOPE WILL NOT BE COUNTED.  THE 2nd BALLOT AND ENVELOPE THAT HAS THE SIGNATURE LINE/ENROLLMENT NO. LINE ARE THE CORRECT VOTING MATERIALS.

An error has been made by MK Elections, the election service company who has been contracted to perform balloting services for The Klamath Tribes. The error was that there was no signature and roll number line on the back of the return envelope.

The Election Board hereby exercises its authority for rulemaking and the following rule has been deemed necessary to conduct a fair and efficient election process.  Rulemaking is identified in the Election Ordinance, Section 9 – Rule Making Authority.

Rule 1 is attached and states the following:     New ballot, secrecy envelope, and return envelope will be mailed out to all eligible Tribal members with an extended return date (Election Day) of Thursday, October 14, 2021.  Included in the mail out will be an explanation letter that provides specific information surrounding this action.  The date for counting referendum ballots will be on Friday, October 15, 2021.

The associated costs for this action will be the responsibility of the contractor.

For more information, please contact Kathy Rich at 541-783-2219 ext. 101; Jana DeGarmo at 541-783-2219 ext. 155; Coquise Wilson at 541-783-2219 ext. 115.