Thirteen candidates have been certified to run for six seats on Tribal Council. The seats of Councilman, Nelson Andrews, Jr., Councilwoman, Yvonne Frye Avant, Councilwoman, Winnie Graham, Councilwoman, Rita Pocknett, Councilman, Domingo Tiexeira and Councilman, Aaron Tobey will be up for election. The following candidates will be running for (re)election:
Councilwoman Edwina Johnson-Graham
Councilman Nelson Andrews, Jr.
Councilwoman Rita Gonsalves
Councilman Domingo Tiexeira
Suzette Peters Mattis
Steven Bingham, Jr.
The election will take place on Sunday, February 12, 2023. Polls will open at 1:00 PM for Elders and Disabled Tribal Members. Polls for all Tribal Members open at 2:00 PM and will close at 4:00 PM. The results of the Election will be posted at the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Community & Government Center, 483 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA 02649 and on the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe official website on Monday, February 13, 2023.