EVENTS CALENDAR

Election Date July 23, 2022

  • 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

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

 

— Tribal Council Candidates for Chairperson —

Joseph “Zeke” Rupnick • Rupnick 2022 Narrative

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Peggy Nioce Houston • Houston 2022 Narrative

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Blake Garrison •  Garrison 2022 Narrative

 

— Tribal Council Candidates for Secretary —

Coleen Thomas •  Thomas 2022 Narrative

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Lorrie C. Melchior • Melchior 2022 Narrative

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Paul Vega • Vega 2022 Narrative

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Charissa Wahwasuck-Jessepe  •  Wahwasuck-Jessepe 2022 Narrative

 

 

— Tribal Council Candidates for Council Person #1 —

William “Bill” Evans • Evans 2022 Narrative

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Anna M. Wahwassuck Boswell • Boswell Narrative

 

 

— Gaming Commissioner #3 —

Rey Kitchkumme • Kitchkumme Narrative

 

 

— Ethics Commissioner #2 —

Shawnna Wabaunsee

 

 

— Ethics Commissioner #3 —

Allison Pahmahmie

 

— Ethics Chairperson —
(The successful candidate will complete the current vacant term ending in July 2024)

Liana Onnen •  Onnen 2022 Narrative