Red Lake election tomorrow

Red Lake’s election day is tomorrow, and in addition to selecting their respective district representatives for Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah and Little Rock, member voters will decide on a medical marijuana referendum.

The question on the ballot is “Shall the Tribal Council authorize the production, regulation and distribution of medical marijuana on the Red Lake Reservation?”

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, absentee voting is the preferred method, and the ballots must be received on or before 8 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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