SENECA NATION The Seneca Nation of Indians has released its official slate of candidates for office running in the election Nov. 4.
Please note that all but three candidates are running unopposed. Also, eight councilors still have two years remaining on their terms and are not up for re-election this cycle. Their names are listed at the end of this release. The candidates and their party are:
President - Barry E. Snyder Sr., Seneca Party; Dan L. Williams Sr., Independent.
Treasurer - Jacqueline L. Bowen, Seneca Party.
Clerk - Lenith Waterman, Seneca Party.
Councilors, Allegany - (four to be elected), Arlene Bova, Tracie Brown, Donald N. John, Michael L. John, all Seneca Party. Rory Crouse, Independent.
Councilors, Cattaraugus - (four to be elected), Todd Gates, Brad John, Llona LeRoy, J. Conrad Seneca, all Seneca Party.
Chief Marshal, Allegany - Brandon S. Redeye, Seneca Party.
Chief Marshal, Cattaraugus - Keith White, Seneca Party.
Marshals, Allegany - (three to be chosen) Joe John, C.J. Pierce, Martin John, Seneca Party.
Marshals, Cattaraugus - (three to be chosen) Darby LeRoy, Michael Redeye, Houston Williams, Seneca Party.
Assessors, Allegany - (three to be chosen) Carolyn Brant, John Redeye, Lani George. Seneca Party.
Assessors, Cattaraugus - (three to be chosen), Joni Jackson, Kevin Printup, James "JJ" White. Seneca Party.
Highway Commissioner, Allegany - Gary Sanden, Seneca Party.
Highway Commissioner, Cattaraugus - Patricia Patterson, Seneca Party.
Poormaster, Allegany - (one to be chosen) Rae Lynn George, Seneca Party. Vivian L. Moore, Independent.
Poormaster, Cattaraugus - (one to be chosen) Debra Jimerson, Seneca Party.
Incumbent councilors up for re-election in 2010:
Cattaraugus - Richard E. Nephew, Linda Doxtator, Travis Jimerson, Michael C. Williams.
Allegany - Rod Pierce, Richard Frank, Tina Abrams, Al E. George.