2019 Election

2019 Tribal Election

 Pawnee Nation Election to be Held 

The Pawnee Nation will be conducting a Tribal Election on May 4, 2019.
Positions to be filled will be:
President (4) Year Position
Treasurer (4) Year Position
First Council Member (4) Year Position
Second Council Member (4) Year Position
The filing dates for candidates was February 20 thru February 23, 2019.

DOWNLOAD - Affidavit for Election  (PDF)

DOWNLOAD - Schedule of Events here (PDF)

DOWNLOAD - Absentee Ballot Request 2019 (PDF)

Candidate filings will be accepted at the Pawnee Nation Law Enforcement Center each day from 1:00 P.M. thru 5:00 P.M. All prospective candidates must file their candidacy during this time and meet all requirements as stated in the Election Act of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma. A non-refundable filing fee of $300.00 (three hundred dollars)(must be cashier’s check or money order) will be required to file. For information concerning these requirements you may write the Pawnee Nation Election Commission at Post Office Box 600, Pawnee Oklahoma 74058; email the Commission at electioncomm@pawneenation.org; or visit the Pawnee Nation website at www.pawneenation.org. Information concerning requests for absentee ballots is also available through these locations. 
The members of the Pawnee Nation Election Commission encourage all citizens of the Pawnee Nation to exercise their right to VOTE and become a part of this very important opportunity. Your personal involvement in this process can and will strengthen our Nation, now and in the future. All citizens of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, who are eighteen (18) years of age or over on the date of the election are eligible to vote.
Any eligible voter of the Pawnee Nation can request an absentee ballot in writing, addressed to:
Pawnee Nation Election Commission
P.O. Box 600, Pawnee Oklahoma 74058

Eligible voters may also FAX a request for an absentee ballot to the Pawnee Nation Election Commission at (918) 762-6446 or email, if they expect to be absent from the polling place on the day of the election. 
Please include a valid address and telephone number when requesting an absentee ballot. All requests must be made no less than twenty-one (21) days; before the Election day (May 4, 2019) and must be accompanied with two (2) forms of identification. Upon receipt of a valid request, the Election Commission will forward to the voter all necessary forms to be used in the pending election. Any ballots received after 12:00 noon on the day of election will not be counted. 
Candidates and citizens of the Pawnee Nation are being advised that changes in the Election Act may be viewed on the Pawnee Nation website or by request to the Election Commission. 
Your 2019 Election Commission 
Chairman Cecelia Hawkins Email: electioncomm@pawneenation.org 
Clerk Martha Only A Chief Phone: 918-399-7738 
Secretary Jamie Nelson 
Sergeant-at-Arms Mee-Kai Clark 
Alternate Gwen Pickering 


Pawnee Nation Election Commission 
Click here to download 2017 Election Act