AKWESASNE ACCEPTS AKWESASNE ELECTION LAW AMENDMENT
For Immediate Release:
Seskehkó:wa/September 28, 2019
On Saturday, September 28, 2019, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne held a Special General Meeting in order for its membership to vote on the following question:
Do you approve the Akwesasne Election Law Amendment?
Following the secret ballot voting period, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Leona Benedict confirmed the following results:
22 Yes Votes
19 No Votes
Immediately following the CEO’s announcement, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne passed a resolution accepting the results and formally enacting the Akwesasne Election Law amendment with a coming into force date of October 1, 2019.