The Star-Herald

Peter-Paul elected to third term as Aroostook Band of Micmacs chief

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Aroostook Band of Micmacs have reelected current chief Edward Peter-Paul to another four-year term as tribal chief.

Results from the May 11 election confirmed that out of a total 155 ballots cast, Peter-Paul received 74 votes, placing him well past his four opponents. Runner-up Teresitia Hamel received 26 votes while Jennifer Kiandoli, Fred Getchell and Renee Leach received 22, 17 and 16 votes, respectively.

Vice chief Richard Silliboy was reelected with 83 votes while his opponent, Sandra McDonald, received 71 votes. 

Current councilors Christina Donnolly and Roldena Sanipass were reelected with 69 votes each, the highest for the 10 candidates. Shannon Hill received 61 votes to replace Councilor Brandon Getchell, who received 59 votes. 

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