Election Information

2024 Candidate Forums

To watch the recordings of the 2024 Candidate Forums via Zoom, please click the link below, you will be asked to login to the Mille Lacs Band Website, then you will be able to select which recording you would like to view.


Important Dates

Filing Period: January 12th - January 22nd

Primary Election: Tuesday, April 2nd (Polling places are open from 8:00am - 8:00pm)

General Election: Tuesday, June 11th (Polling places are open from 8:00am - 8:00pm)


Polling Places

District I: Old District I Community Center, 43500 Virgo Road Onamia, MN 56359

District II(a): Isle Community Center, 2605 Chiminishing Drive, Isle, MN

District II: East Lake Community Center, 46666 State Hwy 65, McGregor, MN

District III: Lake Lena Community Center, 45749 Grace Lake Rd., Sandstone, MN 55072

Urban: All Nations Church, 1515 East 23rd St., Minneapolis, MN 55404


Election Documents

For notices, resolutions, and ordinances regarding elections, please view the following webpages based on the year the election was held.

General Election Candidates

District I Representative

  • Valerie Charissa Harrington-Wind
  • Carolyn Marie Beaulieu

District I Nayahshing School Board Member

  • Semira Kimpson

Chairperson (At-large) Nayahshing School Board Member

  • Leann Benjamin
  • Kimberly Kegg

District II Nayahshing School Board Member

  • Sami Thomas

Contact Information

Election Chair: Deanna Sam
Phone (office): 320-532-7498
Phone (cell): 320-279-0178
Email: Deanna.Sam@millelacsband.com