COMMUNITY APPROVAL VOTE RESULTS - Cannabis Land Law
I, Scott Jacobs, was present at the Henvey Inlet First Nation Fire Hall on the 24th day of October, 2021 when the members of Henvey Inlet First Nation voted on the "Henvey Inlet Cannabis Land Law 2021". The polling station was opened at 10:00 am and remained open until 5:00 pm of that day.
The names of 795 Eligible Voters appeared on the List of Eligible Voters.
The number of voters that constitutes a quorum of voters as outlined in the Henvey Inlet First Nation Land Code Section 15.06, is 25% of the eligible members or 199.
The number of voters that constitutes a majority is 50% + 1 of those that cast a valid ballot or jj§votes.
The Notice of Vote was posted on August 24, 2021. The First Nation took reasonable steps to locate all Eligible Voters. Voter packages were mailed to each of the 694 on and off reserve eligible voters for whom the First Nation was able to establish confirmed mailing addresses. The mailing was complete on August 24, 2021, which is at least 35 days prior to vote date. An additional 12 mail outs packages were sent to eligible voters who provided address changes or notified the Ratification Officer of their address that was not previously provided following the initial mail-out.
The results of the Community Approval Vote are as follows:
a. 182 Mail-in ballots were received;
b. 46 Voted in person at the polling station;
c. 0 Ballots were spoiled prior to being placed in the ballot box;
d. 5 Mail-in ballots were rejected prior to be placed in the ballot box;
e. 0 Were spoiled during the counting of the ballots;
f. 229 Constitutes the total number of valid ballots cast.
- The tally of votes is as follows: 155 YES - 74 NO