Candidate profiles appear in this section in the order they are received.

There will be a runoff election on August 20, 2022 for the position of
Tribal Council Secretary

Lorrie C. Melchior • Melchior 2022 Narrative


Charissa Wahwasuck-Jessepe  •  Wahwasuck-Jessepe 2022 Narrative

Results from the first round of voting can be found HERE.

  • The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Election Board oversees all tribal elections.
  • All enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation members are eligible to vote at the age of 18.
  • Members will automatically receive a voter registration form in the mail upon turning 18.
  • The voter registration form must be on file prior to voting in a Tribal Election.
  • Contact Member Services to update your address – Official Change of Address Form

Please see the following documents for open positions, candidate requirements, process information and complete election timelines.

2022 Tribal Council Election Notice

2022 Gaming Commission Election Notice

2022 Ethics Commission Election Notice

Questions and answers from the candidate townhall.