Lynda Price, seen here in June at the SD27 First Nations Role Model ceremony in Williams Lake, was reelected as chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Lynda Price, seen here in June at the SD27 First Nations Role Models ceremony in Williams Lake, was reelected as Chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Lynda Price, seen here in June at the SD27 First Nations Role Model ceremony in Williams Lake, was reelected as chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune) Lynda Price, seen here in June at the SD27 First Nations Role Models ceremony in Williams Lake, was reelected as Chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Lynda Price re-elected as chief of Ulkatcho First Nation

Price won with 219 votes

Lynda Price has been re-elected as Chief of Ulkatcho First Nation, according to a post on the Ulkatcho First Nation Facebook page Tuesday, June 22.

Price received 219 votes. Betty Cahoose, also running for chief, garnered 145.

Running for councillor were Corinne Cahoose, Rhonda Cahoose, Gloria Eglin, Mabelene Leon, Anthony James Jack Sims, Harvey Sulin and Laurie Vaughan.

Voted in for councillor were Vaughan with 254 votes, Sims with 217 votes, Leon with 207 votes, Corinne Cahoose with 194 votes and Sulin with 193 votes.

The official counting of the vote began at 8 p.m. with final results posted just before 10 p.m.

Before being elected in 2019, Price was previously the chief from 2005 to 2009. She was also the first woman to be elected to the Union of B.C. Chiefs executive.

Her win Tuesday evening followed on the heels of a win for her son and Montreal Canadiens goal tender Carey Price.

The Canadiens won 4 to 1 against the Las Vegas Golden Knights.

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