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Colville Business Council General Election Results

Jun 20, 2014

Results of the 2014 Colville Business Council general election, held Saturday, were released late Thursday.  Three of the seven contested CBC positions will be filled by non-incumbents.

In the Omak District, brothers Edwin and Michael E. Marchand won the Position #1 and #2 seats, respectively.  Opponents John E. Gorr received 179 votes to Edwin Marchand’s 286, and Duane E. Hall, Sr. received 198 to Michael E. Marchand’s 267.  Michael E. Marchand is a former councilman and Chairman of the Tribes.

In the Nespelem District, incumbents William “Billy” Nicholson II and Nancy C. Johnson both retained their seats.  Nicholson received 319, defeating Amelia (Moses) Marchand’s 272 for the Position #1 seat, while Johnson had 320 votes to defeat her opponent, Harvey Moses, Jr.  Moses gathered 260 votes in the race for the Position #2 seat.

Jim Boyd was re-elected from the Inchelium District, receiving 253 votes, while his opponent, Gerald R. “Jerry” Signor received 184 votes in the contest for the Position #1 CBC seat.  In the Postion #2 Inchelium District race, Marvin Joseph Kheel defeated Yvonne Swan.  Kheel garnered 284 votes while Swan received 158.

In the Keller District, incumbent Joseph L. Somday was elected for a second term, defeating Darlene Zacherle 123 to 47. 

The new CBC will be seated on July 10.

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