Tribal offices will be closed on Friday, July 26th for an All Staff meeting.

Tribal Council Candidates Fair

The Tribal Council Candidates Fair will be in-person at Aces Bar and Grill in Lincoln City or available to live-stream in the Member Area on January 6th, 2024 starting at 9 AM.

The live-stream can be found under the Members Only News section of the Member Area on the “Candidates Fair Live-Stream” page. The stream will begin at 9 AM and will be available to watch on that page until the Tribal Election Day on February 3rd, 2024. If you would like to submit a question to be asked at the Candidates Fair, it must be submitted in writing to Elections@ctsi.nsn.us by January 4th at 4 PM.

To file for candidacy, you must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and be 18 years of age or older on Election Day (Feb. 3rd, 2024). Applications are due by 4:00 PM on December 15th, 2023. If you would like to withdraw your application for Siletz Tribal Council, you must withdraw in writing by 4:00 PM on December 22nd, 2023.

Application

Requirements

  • Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians;
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older on Election Day; and
  • Applications must be turned in to the Election Board by 4 PM on December 15th, 2023.

Voter’s Pamphlet and Statement

If you would like your candidate’s statement and photo to appear in the Voter’s Pamphlet, please submit your statement and a recent 3×5 photograph of yourself along with your application. Deadline for statements and photos is 4 p.m. on Dec. 15, 2023.

Candidate statements must be no longer than 750 words and must not be derogatory or contain personal attacks on any one individual. Statements and photos will appear in the Voter’s Pamphlet. Photos will be included on the ballot. Mail your statement and photo to

CTSI Election Board
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380-0549

The candidate is responsible for ensuring receipt of application and statement by the deadline. Letters will be sent to all candidates after review and certification by the Election Board. The Election Board will also send each certified candidate a packet that includes the Siletz Tribal Constitution, Election Ordinance and approved rules.

Candidates can call 800-922-1399, ext. 1256, or 541-444-8256; or e-mail elections@ctsi.nsn.us to confirm receipt of application and candidate’s statement.

Election Dates

Deadline to file for candidacy Dec. 15, 2023 4 PM
Deadline to submit a photo and/or candidate’s statement for inclusion in the Tribal Voter’s Pamphlet Dec. 15, 2023 4 PM
Deadline to withdraw in writing from the Tribal Elections Dec. 22, 2023 4 PM
Certified Candidate’s List posted Dec. 22, 2023 4 PM
Voter’s Pamphlet mailed out Dec. 26-27, 2023
Absentee ballots mailed out Dec. 28-29, 2023
Candidates Fair – Aces Bar & Grill (Lincoln City, OR) Jan. 6, 2024 9 AM – 3 PM
Deadline to request a mail-in ballot Jan 26, 2024 4 PM
In-person Voting – Tribal Elections, Tribal Community Center, Siletz Feb. 3, 2024 10 AM – 4 PM
Deadline for returning absentee ballots Feb. 3, 2024 4 PM