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Six candidates for Yurok Tribal Council's South District

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KLAMATH- Six candidates are running for the open position for the Yurok Tribal Council's South District. The elected council member will serve 2,000 tribal members from Trinidad down to Garberville.


The position was made open after Council Representative Bonnie Green passed away in January. Sample ballots have already been mailed out to registered voters in the tribe. The election will be held on April 2nd.

The candidates for the position are, Trish A. Carlson, Linda K. Cooley, Gerald Green, Gary Markussen, Sr., Lana M. McCovey and Maria Tripp.