Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma - Tribal Code

Table of Contents Updated: January 2017

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Table of Contents

Title 4 - Election Code
Section 4-1-101 Citation
Section 4-1-102 Purpose
Section 4-1-103 Definitions
Section 4-1-104 Time Periods
Section 4-1-105 Creation
Section 4-1-106 Composition
Section 4-1-107 Appointment
Section 4-1-108 Oath
Section 4-1-109 Officer Selection
Section 4-1-110 Sub-appointments
Section 4-1-111 Filing Certifications
Section 4-1-112 Eligibility
Section 4-1-113 Term
Section 4-1-114 Compensation
Section 4-1-115 Records
Section 4-1-116 Duties
Section 4-1-117 Procedure
Section 4-1-118 Rules
Section 4-1-119 Election Day
s Section 4-1-120 Forms
Section 4-1-121 Instructions to Voters
Section 4-1-122 Public Information
Section 4-1-123 Polling Place
Section 4-1-124 Ballot Box
Section 4-1-125 Access to Ballots
Section 4-1-126 Voting Booths
Section 4-1-127 Poll Watchers
Section 4-1-128 Electioneering and Loitering
Section 4-1-129 Voter Conduct
Section 4-1-130 Anonymous Election Material
Section 4-1-131 Application
Section 4-1-132 Public Disclosure of Campaign Contributions
Section 4-1-133 No Posting of Tribal Campaign Election Literature or Signs on Tribal Property
Section 4-1-134 Candidates Employed by the Tribe
Section 4-1-135 Eligibility
Section 4-1-136 Voters Lists
Section 4-1-137 Who May Challenge
Section 4-1-138 How to Challenge
Section 4-1-139 Time for Challenge
Section 4-1-140 Decision
Section 4-1-141 Appeal
Section 4-1-142 Appeal Time
Section 4-1-143 Appeal Parties
Section 4-1-144 Eligibility to File
Section 4-1-145 Ballot Eligibility
Section 4-1-146 Filed Candidate
Section 4-1-147 Filing Period
Section 4-1-148 Form of Declaration
Section 4-1-149 Names of Candidates
Section 4-1-150 Acceptance
Section 4-1-151 Certification of Slate
Section 4-1-152 Use of Tribal Newspaper
Section 4-1-153 Filing for More Than One Office Prohibited
Section 4-1-154 Withdrawals
Section 4-1-155 Procedure on Withdrawal
Section 4-1-156 Kinds
Section 4-1-157 Who May Challenge
Section 4-1-158 How to Challenge
Section 4-1-159 Hearing
Section 4-1-160 Appeal
Section 4-1-161 Appeal Time
Section 4-1-162 Relief
Section 4-1-163 Time for Declaration
Section 4-1-164 Candidate s Names
Section 4-1-165 Unopposed Candidates
Section 4-1-166 Ballot Care
Section 4-1-167 Eligibility
Section 4-1-168 Application
Section 4-1-169 When to Apply
Section 4-1-170 Receiving Ballot and Absentee Voter List
Section 4-1-171 Voting
Section 4-1-172 Delivering Completed Ballot
Section 4-1-173 Handling
Section 4-1-174 Procedure Mandatory
Section 4-1-175 Voting Period
Section 4-1-176 Voting
Section 4-1-177 Voter Assistance
Section 4-1-178 Marking the Ballot
Section 4-1-179 Mutilated Ballots
Section 4-1-180 Unused Ballots
Section 4-1-181 The Tally
Section 4-1-182 Verifying the Absentee Ballots
Section 4-1-183 Counting Ballots
Section 4-1-184 Observing Tally
Section 4-1-185 Rejection of Ballots
Section 4-1-186 Certified Abstract
Section 4-1-187 Recounts
Section 4-1-188 Request for Recount
Section 4-1-189 Run-off Elections
Section 4-1-190 Retention of Ballots
Section 4-1-191 Election Certification
Section 4-1-192 Finality
Section 4-1-193 Installment
Section 4-1-194 Effect of Installment
Section 4-1-195 Incumbents
Section 4-1-196 Who Can Contest
Section 4-1-197 Grounds
Section 4-1-198 When to Contest
Section 4-1-199 How to Contest
Section 4-1-200 Election Committee Hearing
Section 4-1-201 Appeal
Section 4-1-202 Time
Section 4-1-203 Parties
Section 4-1-204 Relief
Section 4-1-205 Standard
Section 4-1-206 General Council Resolutions
Section 4-1-207 Absentee Votes
Section 4-1-208 Resolution Preparation
Section 4-1-209 Election Board
Section 4-1-210 Composition
Section 4-1-211 Powers of the Election Board
Section 4-1-212 Misdemeanor
Section 4-1-213 Venue and Jurisdiction
Section 4-1-214 What is Quo Warranto
Section 4-1-215 Who May Seek
Section 4-1-215 Who is the Proper Party Defendant

Title 7 - Judiciary and Appellate Procedure

Title 8 - Admissions, Practice and Discipline of Attorneys

Title 9 - Civil Procedure

Title 10 - Collection, Repossession and Civil Forfeiture

Title 11 - Criminal Procedure

Title 12 - Criminal Offenses and Punishment

Title 13 - Domestic Relations and Support

Title 14 - Domestic Violence and Prevention of Domestic Abuse

Title 15 - Healing to Wellness Court Administration and Procedure

Title 16 - Evidence

Title 17 - Juvenile Code and Indian Child Welfare

Title 18 - Mental Health Adjudication and Treatment [Reserved]

Title 19 - Traffic Offenses

Title 21 - Animal Control [Reserved]

 

[Table of Contents created by NILL in January 2017, based on materials available on tribe's website.]