Tom Maulson has been re-elected Lac du Flambeau tribal president.
Maulson received 467 votes in Tuesday’s Tribal General Election, defeating challenger Henry “Butch” St. Germaine who received 425 votes.
Maulson finished second to St. Germaine in the September primary.
In the races for other tribal leadership and tribal council posts incumbent tribal vice president Dee Ann Allen was defeated in her re-election bid. Her challenger, Michael Allen Sr., finished first with 446 votes to her 390 votes.
There were eight candidates running for four seats on the tribal council.
The four top vote-getters and the candidates winning the four seats on the council are as follows:
Ruben Santiesteban, 547 votes;
Gus Theobald, 377 votes;
Frank C. Mitchell Sr., 351 votes ; and
Jerome Brooks BigJohn, 350 votes.
The only incumbents winning re-election to the tribal council were Frank C. Mitchell Sr., and Jerome Brooks BigJohn. The two incumbents who lost their re-election bids were Joseph G. Wildcat Sr., and Terry Fred Allen.
Joseph G. Wildcat, Sr. finished fifth with 341 votes, Terry Fred Allen had 317 votes, Vivian “Luci” Wolf registered 302 and Carl W. Edwards finished with 257 votes.
Tribal officials said Tuesday’s voter turnout was good with 907 tribal members casting ballots.
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