Notice of Referendum Election

Notice of Referendum Election

On September 15, 2021 the Sac & Fox Tribal Council issued an Order for Referendum Election to the Election Committee of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa by adopting Resolution 18-2021; which poses the following question to eligible voters:

Should current or future members of the Tribal Council be employed by the Tribal Government or any Tribal Enterprises, including Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in any position other than management?”

Therefore, in accordance with Sec. 8-4705 of Title 8. Election Code, a Referendum Election shall be held on Friday, October 8, 2021 in the Tribal Gymnasium on the Meskwaki Settlement.  Polls will be open from 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Upon written request absentee ballots will be made available to those eligible voters who request one by:

  1. Fax to the Sac & Fox Tribal Office, Attn: Election Committee at (641) 484-5424
  2. Mail to Sac & Fox Tribal Office, Attn: Election Committee, 349 Meskwaki Road, Tama, IA 52339
  3. Email to:

All absentee ballot requests by fax, mail, or email must be received by September 24, 2021 at 4:30 P.M.

Absentee ballots and voting instructions will be mailed out to absentee voters by September 28, 2021.

All completed, notarized absentee ballots must be received by the Election Committee no later than 8:00 P.M. on October 8, 2021.