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Lillie Butler, Bud Lane and Delores Pigsley were reelected Saturday to the Tribal Council of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians.

Butler and Lane live in Siletz and Pigsley lives in Keizer. Seven candidates ran for the three positions.

The individuals will serve with Loraine Butler of Siletz, Gloria Ingle of Lincoln City and Robert Kentta of Logsden, whose terms expire in 2020; and with Reggie Butler Sr., Sharon Edenfield and Angela Ramirez, all of Siletz, whose terms expire in 2021. Term of office is three years for each position on the nine-member council.

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From left, Lillie Butler, Reggie Butler Sr., Delores Pigsley, Loraine Butler, Robert Kentta, Bud Lane, Gloria Ingle, Angela Ramirez and Sharon Edenfield.

A total of 714 ballots were accepted. Enrolled members of the Siletz Tribe 18 and older are eligible to vote. The Tribe has more than 5,300 enrolled members.

The swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected council members will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Tribal administration building in Siletz. Officers, elected on an annual basis, will be chosen at that time.

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