Porter re-elected Chief

Bonaparte Chief elected to second term.

  • Mar. 14, 2011 8:00 a.m.

Bonaparte Chief Terry Porter re-elected to his second term after March 6 elections. Porter held his seat against former councillor Keith Zabotel and Frank Antoine.Seventeen candidates ran for eight seats on Council. Incumbent councillors Dave Antoine, Neal Antoine, Kris Billy, Nina Minnabarriet and Matilda Morgan will be joined on Council by Violet Antoine, Gerald Etienne, Sr. and Bert William. Former councillors Jenny Allen and Tom Basil also ran but were not re-elected.Election of Chief and Council of the Bonaparte Indian Band is held every two years.