Petersburg Indian Association board election results delayed due to candidate challenge
January 19, 2017
The Petersburg Indian Association held board elections earlier this month, but it took until Tuesday for the results to be certified because of a candidate challenge, according to a press release.
The challenge, brought by William Ware, resulted in a challenge committee being formed on Jan. 11. The challenge committee was comprised of one election official, two election committee workers and two PIA tribal members.
However, on Jan.15, Ware withdrew his challenge in a letter clarifying the intent of his challenge as regarding the election process, not challenging the results.
At a special b...