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Five of seven incumbents re-elected to Colville Business Council


The Colville Business Council election last week resulted in five incumbents reelected and two unseated.

In the Nespelem District, current CBC Chairman Rodney Cawston was reelected to Position 1, winning 397-303 against challenger Charlene Bearcub. Jarred-Michael Erickson defeated incumbent Andy Joseph Jr. 407-297 for Position 2.

In the Keller District Position 1 race, incumbent Jack Ferguson defeated challenger Edward Cohen 122-101.

In the Omak District, incumbents Norma Sanchez and Karen Condon were reelected, with Sanchez winning 391-137 against Michael Marchand for the Position 1 spot, and Condon defeating Edwin Marchand 343-185 for Position 2.

In the Inchelium District, incumbent Joel Boyd defeated Larry Allen 316-182 in the Position 1 race. In the position 2 race, Roger Finley defeated incumbent Susie Allen 273-225.

The Colville Business Council consists of 14 positions total, each for two-year terms. Seven positions come up for reelection each year.

The CBC is the main governing body of the Colville Confederated Tribes.

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