The Election Board supervises all elections, verifies petitions and performs other election-related duties set forth in the laws of the tribe.
Meetings and agendas will be announced here. Minutes from past meetings can be found in the archives.
The Election Board may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants Needed: 4/25/22
The Tribal Council is accepting letters of interest from all districts at this time. It is an Election Year, and in the event an Election Board member needs to resign due to an immediate family member running for Tribal Council these vacancies need to be filled ASAP. Read more here.
June 25, 2022
Election Board Members
District 1-Amanda Taylor (Term 2/1/25)
District 2-Gwendolyn Villegas (Term 2/1/23)
District 3-James LaPointe (Term 2/1/25)
District 4-Rhonda Oestreich (Term 2/1/23)
At Large-Theresa Foley, Chairperson (Term 2/1/25)
Procedures and Regulations
The Law and Order Code Title IX Elections establishes procedures for efficient, fair and honest elections and to ensure the secrecy and sanctity of the ballot. Click here to view the full Title IX Law and Order Code.
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is divided into districts. Each district has two elected representatives who serve on the Tribal Council. Click here to view voting districts.
Download a PDF of the voter registration form for tribal elections. Please note that completed applications must be MAILED to the election board. Electronic submissions cannot be accepted.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to commonly asked questions regarding voting policies and procedures. Click here to view the FAQ.
How to Run for Office
If you are interested in running for tribal office, please click here to review the qualifications and procedures as defined in the Law & Order Code.
Registered Voter Lists as of 4-20-22
Sorted alphabetically by district: View registered voter list