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Tribal judge from Bemijdi hears White Earth primary election complaints

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An Election Contest public hearing was held today at the Shooting Star Casino Event Center in Mahnomen.

Seven candidates filed a Written Notice of Contest protesting the White Earth primary election held on April 1.


(In all, there were seven candidates for chairperson and 12 candidates for the District 3 Tribal Council seat on the primary election ballot).

The Honorable Margaret Treuer of Bemidji presided over the hearing, which was open to the public.

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