Election Board FAQ

Answers to commonly asked questions regarding Tribal voting policies and procedures.

Why did I receive a mailing to re-register when I didn’t move and none of my information changed? 
There was an error leaving out the word “if.” We apologize for the confusion.

When do I need to register to vote? 
You have until September 2, 2022.

Can I vote if I am incarcerated? 
Yes

How do I find out what voting district I’m in?
https://www.poncatribe-ne.org/council/tribal-council-districts/

How do I update my address? 
Update with Robin Rich in the enrollment department: enrollment@poncatribe-ne.org
If you have moved to a different district, you will need to re-register to vote.

How old do I have to be to vote? 
18

Can I run in a different district? 
You will have to move within 100 miles of the district when elected.

Can I sign more than one petition? 
Yes

How many signatures do I need to run? 
25 for district and 50 for chair

Can I run for district and chair at the same time? 
No

Do the members need to be registered to sign my petition? 
They must be enrolled in the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, and they must be 18.

Can I get a list of everyone’s addresses to collect signatures? 
Contact Robin Rich in enrollment for the list.

Can I have someone else get my signatures if I know the person? 
If someone else collects signatures they will have to have the pages notarized.