Y-A Nation primary election is Saturday
Elections for the Yavapai-Apache Nation's tribal chair, vice chair and one council seat are Saturday.
The primary election to determine chair and vice chair is July 31; the general election is Sept. 18.
"The primary election will determine the top two candidates for the chair and vice chairman's seats. Those names eliminated from the primary election are still eligible to run for the one council seat to be determined in the general election," explained Kim Secakuku, public relations' liaison.
Candidates for Chairman: Jamie Fullmer, Harry Hood and David Kwail.
Candidates for Vice Chairman: Frieda Eswonia, Billy Garner, Miriam Haddo, Donna Nightpipe, Roberta Pavetea, Delores Plunkett, Darlene Rubio, Dennis Sine and Norman Smith.
Voting Districts and Precincts are in Middle Verde at the Social Services Building; in downtown Camp Verde at the Community Center located next to the Housing Department; and in Clarkdale at the Senior Citizens building.
Polls are open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.