Pueblo of Isleta Registration and Nomination Results

Registration and Nomination Results

1,194 tribal members registered to vote.
48 tribal members did not cast a nomination ballot for Governor.
56 tribal members did not cast a nomination ballot for the Tribal Council.

Nomination Results for Governor

Eddie Paul Torres (Incumbent)
Herman Lente
Randy Jiron
John Robert Lente
Ronald Reid
Kenneth Reid
Persons Not Casting a Nomination Ballot
Spoiled Ballots*
Total

433
320
241
103
18
24
48
7
1,194

Incumbent Eddie Paul Torres will face off against challenger Herman Lente on November 29th. Voters will have to choose between two candidates due to the recently approved constitutional amendments.

Nomination Results for Isleta Tribal Council

Verna Teller (Incumbent)
Ulysses Abeita
Michael Allen Lente (Incumbent)
Frank Lujan
Moses Lujan
Barbara Sanchez (Incumbent)
Fernando Abeita (Incumbent)
Timothy Salvador
Juan Rey Ashke Abeita (Incumbent)
Betty Lente
Phillip Carl Jiron (Incumbent)
Joseph “Cougar” Lucero (Incumbent)
ReGina Joyce Zuni
Larry Jaramillo (Incumbent)
Joseph E. Jaramillo
Robert A. “Bobby” Lucero
Ralph Douglas Jiron (Incumbent)
Joe P. Anzara, Jr.
Spoiled Ballots*
Persons Not Casting a Nomination Ballot
Total Number
142
122
107
96
89
75
57
56
53
52
42
40
40
38
37
31
25
17
19
56
1,194

The top 14 candidates will remain on the ballot for a chance to win a seat on the newly established 7 member Tribal Council. 

Spoiled Ballots

*Spoiled Ballots are invalid. The Secretary of the Council decides whether a ballot is invalid.

Typically, a ballot is invalid because it is not possible to determine which candidate a voter selected.

Voters needed to follow instructions on correcting errors in their selection.

Instructions on the ballot required a voter to cross out the name of the candidate mistakenly selected. The voter was then required to check and circle the name of the candidate that they actually chose. The Secretary declared a few ballots as invalid because voters did not circle the name of the candidate they were choosing after making a mistake in their selection.

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