Yukon First Nation to hold vote recount after margin of victory deemed too narrow – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 202045 Views

Lynda Dickson was announced as re-elected on July 1, but on Thursday officials said there would be a recount

Jul 02, 2020

After announcing that Lynda Dickson had been re-elected chief of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation in Yukon on June 30, the First Nation has now put that outcome on hold.

A news release Thursday, but dated June 30, stated: “The executive council in co-ordination with the chief electoral officer have decided the five vote separation between Lynda Dickson and Danny Cresswell was a small enough margin justifying an official recount to confirm the original results.”

Previously, chief electoral officer Tanya Silverfox told CBC that a recount would happen only if the margin was three votes or fewer.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/carcross-tagish-first-nation-recount-1.5635927

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