Jason Louie re-elected to third term as chief of the Lower Kootenay Band – Creston Valley Advance

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201868 Views

Jason Louie re-election is an opportunity to continue to guide the LKB toward self-sufficiency.

December 06, 2018

By Brian Lawrence

Jason Louie has been re-elected to a third term as chief of the Lower Kootenay Band (LKB), topping the polls with 48 votes in an election period that ended Nov. 30. He is joined by returning Coun. Sandra Luke, who placed second with 39 votes.

A tie, however, of 38 votes each for Wayne Louie and Robert Louie Sr., Chief Louie’s father, has left a third seat to be decided. Election day results indicated that Robert Louie conceded to Wayne, while a press release from Robert Louie stated that Wayne Louie declined the seat. A call to electoral officer Hugh Taylor to officially confirm a concession has not yet been returned.

Read More: https://www.crestonvalleyadvance.ca/news/jason-louie-re-elected-to-third-term-as-chief-of-the-lower-kootenay-band/

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