The NOMINATION PERIOD for the 2018 CHN Election is NOW CLOSED



The Council of the Haida Nation adopted a new CHN Election Act at the 2017 Annual House of Assembly, which includes updates to the way eligible citizens are nominated for office in the CHN elections.

For a complete understanding the Nomination process and Candidate eligibility requirements, please review Part 5 – Candidates of the CHN Election Act which is available at CHN offices and AND directly from the Head Electoral Officer.

Key info:

  • In order to be nominated, a candidate must submit the appropriate schedule – Nomination Form to the Head Electoral Officer during the nomination period.
  • Nominations may be submitted to the Head Electoral Officer in person, by mail, by e- mail, or by facsimile.
  • It is solely the candidate’s responsibility to ensure the Head Electoral Officer has received the nomination prior to the close of the nomination period.

All Haida Citizens are encouraged to review the new Election Act and familiarize themselves with CHN election rules and processes, and the CHN Policy Department is available to help with any questions or concerns.

This package includes everything you need to make a Nomination(s):

CHN Skidegate By-Election Nomination Package 2018

Candidates require two nominators, and all Haida Citizens of voting age (16+) are eligible to nominate or accept a nomination to be a candidate.

Nomination Forms for Regional Representatives are available electronically and in person at the CHN offices in G̱aw and HlG̱aagilda, by request from the CHN Head Electoral Officer or Regional Electoral Officers, above.

Completed nomination forms can be submitted by hand, mail, fax, or email to the CHN Head Electoral Officer:

Lawrence Lewis

Phone: 250-384-8200
Mobile: 250-889-1582
Fax: 250-384-5416
PO Box 35009 (RPO Hillside), Victoria, British Columbia, V8T 5G2

Any other questions or concerns can be directed to the Head Electoral Officer at the contact info above.