Musqueam Chief and Council Election
Monday, November 30, 2020
9 AM – 8 PM
Musqueam Community Centre – Gymnasium
6777 Salish Drive, Vancouver
Musqueam Indian Band is holding an election on November 30, 2020 to elect one chief and ten councillors for the next term of office, in accordance with the First Nations Elections Act.
Voting is in person on November 30, or by mail-in ballot (by request).
Distribution/dividend is also released on November 30.
- Election notices and forms: OneFeather – Musqueam election webpage
- Official candidates list for Musqueam Chief and Council election 2020
- Notice of Election and Nomination Meeting (September 30, 2020)
Covid-19 protocols on election day
Please adhere to the Covid-19 health and safety precautions to reduce transmission risk on election day:
- Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer upon entering the voting area.
- Please wear a mask. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided to you.
- Maintain social distance between people to ensure that people remain six (6) feet apart.
- Electors are encouraged to bring their own pen or a new pen will be provided to you that will be disinfected between voters.
- Please exit the voting facility as soon as you have completed voting.
Vote by mail
Due to Covid-19, voters are encouraged to vote by mail in this election. All eligible voters who want to vote by mail-in ballot MUST request a mail-in ballot package from an Electoral Officer (see contact information below).
Request for Mail in Ballot form can be downloaded on the Musqueam Elections webpage or obtained by email from an Electoral Officer. As mail takes longer during COVID-19, please request your mail-in ballot package as soon as possible.
Update – November 21, 2020
Musqueam members still have time to request mail-in ballots for the election on November 30.
Musqueam Administration is receiving a number of vote-by-mail packages on Monday, November 23 to support local residents to vote safely this election. This includes members living on reserve or within the Metro Vancouver area.
Priority given to members who identify within a vulnerable population: Elders, immune-compromised, living with a disability or underlying health issue, healthcare workers etc.
How to request a vote-by-mail package
Contact Jocelyn (information below) to make individual arrangements for delivery and/or pick-up of a vote-by-mail package.
Already requested a mail-in ballot?
If you received confirmation from OneFeather, then your package has already been sent out and you should receive it shortly. You do not need to request another mail-in ballot from Jocelyn.
Received your voting package, but worried it won’t be sent back in time?
OneFeather accepts hand delivered mail-in ballots on November 30 to the polling station. If you can’t deliver it yourself, contact Jocelyn.
To request a mail-in ballot, contact:
604-263-3261 ex. 3304
OneFeather is organizing this election and have been the Electoral Officers for previous Musqueam elections. If you have any questions, please contact any of the below people.
OneFeather Office: (250) 384-8200
Candidates for Musqueam Chief and Council
Click here for the official Musqueam Chief and Council candidates list
There are three candidates for Musqueam’s Office of Chief:
- Victor Guerin
- Michael T. Sparrow
- Wayne Sparrow (incumbent)
There are 29 candidates running for the Office of Councillor:
- Carey Campbell
- Glen Campbell
- Rosalind Campbell (incumbent)
- Drew Charles
- Nolan Charles (incumbent)
- Allyson Fraser (incumbent)
- Charleen Grant
- Gordon W. Grant (incumbent)
- Howard E. Grant (incumbent)
- Kyle Grant
- Wendy Grant-John (incumbent)
- Graham Guerin Sr.
- Kim Guerin
- Morgan Guerin (incumbent)
- Megan Harkey
- Tammy Harkey (incumbent)
- F. Kelly Louis
- Ginger Louis
- Myrtle Mckay
- Jay Mearns
- Andy Phillips
- Michele Point (incumbent)
- R. Jordan Point
- Brett Sparrow
- Chrystal Sparrow
- Gail Y. Sparrow
- Richard Sparrow
- Kymberlee Stogan
- Nora Stogan (incumbent)