Chief Shane Gottfriedson faces competition from two other nominees as the Tk’emlups Indian Band elections get underway.
Marie Baptiste and Alice McCalib join Gottfriedson on the ballot for the chief’s position.
Gottfriedson was elected in 2003 and re-elected in 2006 and 2009
There are 21 people running for band council. Gottfriedson told The Daily News on Thursday all incumbents are running again.
An all candidates forum, which is open to band members only, takes place Oct. 27 at the Skelep School gymnasium from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Advance polls begin Nov. 3 and elections occur Nov. 10.