Llevando ―Cowboy Fisher Vs. L. Jace Killsback For Tribal President
Former Tribal President and current Birney Tribal Council
member Llevando “Cowboy” Fisher, pulled off a “long shot” as a last
minute write in candidate during the Northern Cheyenne Primary
held on September 5th, 2013. With the second highest number of
votes (205) he advances to the General Election facing L. Jace Killsback,
(254), current Busby Council member.
Killsback was also a candidate for Tribal President in the
2012 fall election for losing by a substantial margin.
The votes were widely split among the field of the other nine
candidates on the ballot. John Robinson who was removed from office
by the Tribal Council also ran, but trailed in votes.
Fisher who is running on a the issue of reform and improvement
of Tribal programs, notably the Tribal Housing Authority, is
also pushing for accountability of the Tribal Council.
The general election will be held during the first week of October.