Appeals Court Dismisses Would-Be Candidate’s Claims Against Election Committee
(May 6, 2016, 3:40 PM EDT) -- SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribal Court of Appeals on April 16 rejected a second appeal by a tribal member of a determination by the tribe’s Election Committee that he is not eligible for election to the Board of Directors (Michael Jay Lumsden v. Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Indians Board of Directors, et al., No. APP-16-04, Sault Ste. Marie App.).
(Order available. Document #96-160513-055Z.)
After the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Election Committee issued a notice for the 2016 election...