Ute Mountain Utes elect two out of 16 candidates

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Ute Mountain Utes elect two out of 16 candidates

Voters choose new candidate, experienced leader
Selwyn Whiteskunk and Alston Turtle were elected to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council Friday.
Newly elected tribal council member Alston Turtle shakes the hand of Ute Mountain Tribal Chairman Harold Cuthair after the ballots were counted.
A supporter congratulates Selwyn Whiteskunk after he was elected to the tribal council.
Jim Mimiaga/The Journal

A crowd of about 70 tribal members attended the ballot count after the polls closed and cheered the winning candidates.
Ute Mountain Election Clerk Helen Munoz reads off each ballot, and the tally is kept on a giant white board.
Conrad Jacket and another Ute official count up the final vote tally.

Ute Mountain Utes elect two out of 16 candidates

Selwyn Whiteskunk and Alston Turtle were elected to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council Friday.
Newly elected tribal council member Alston Turtle shakes the hand of Ute Mountain Tribal Chairman Harold Cuthair after the ballots were counted.
A supporter congratulates Selwyn Whiteskunk after he was elected to the tribal council.
Jim Mimiaga/The Journal

A crowd of about 70 tribal members attended the ballot count after the polls closed and cheered the winning candidates.
Ute Mountain Election Clerk Helen Munoz reads off each ballot, and the tally is kept on a giant white board.
Conrad Jacket and another Ute official count up the final vote tally.
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