It’s election day for the Lax Kw’alaams Band.
Members of the North Coast area First Nation will be electing a mayor, 12 councillors, and five trustees.
Incumbent mayor Garry Reece is facing challenges from John Helin, Robert Moraes, and Carl Sampson.
There are forty candidates hoping to land a seat on council.
Polls are open from 9 am to 8 pm Thursday at the Lax Kw’alaams Fire Hall and at the Lax Kw’alaams Community Office in Prince Rupert.