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Hopi tribal elections set for Nov. 6
Eight candidates to vie for Chairman position including Shingoitewa
Navajo-Hopi Observer

KYKOTSMOVI, Ariz. - A total of eight candidates for chairman of the Hopi Tribe and four candidates for vice chairman will face off Nov. 6 on the Hopi reservation in a primary election.

The Hopi Election Board qualified the candidates to run for the offices.

People can vote at 11 polling sites on the Hopi Reservation. The only village which chose not to have a polling site was the Village of Oraibi. The rest of the villages will have a polling site. The community of Spider Mound has decided to have a polling site for their residents for the first time in Hopi Tribal Elections.

The Hopi Election Board encourages all eligible voting members to come out and participate in the election. All polls will open at 7 a.m. MST and close at 7 p.m.

Canvassing headquarters will be at the Hopi Veterans Memorial Center, Kykotsmovi, Ariz. beginning after all of the election ballots have been delivered to the canvassing site.

Candidates for the office of the vice chairman

Names are listed as they will appear on the primary ballot. Villages will not be on the ballots.

Ronald A. Honyumptewa -Village of Moenkopi

Alfred Lomahquahu Jr. - Village of Bacavi

Robert Lee Sumatzkuku - Village of Moenkopi

George Mase - Village of Sipaulovi

Candidates for the office of the chairman

Names are listed as they will appear on the primary ballot. Villages will not be on the ballots.

LeRoy Ned Shingoitewa - Village of Moenkopi

Caleb H. Johnson - Village of Kykotsmovi

Tommy A. Canyon - Village of Moenkopi

Herman G. Honanie - Village of Kykotsmovi

Micah B. Loma'omvaya - Village of Shungopavi

Todd D. Honyaoma Sr. - Village of Shungopavi

Mike R. Puhuyesva - Village of Bacavi

Norman B. Honie Jr. - Village of Tewa

More information about the Hopi Election is available from the Hopi Elections Office at (928) 734-2507/2508 or from Karen L. Shupla, Hopi tribal registrar at

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