Crow Tribe narrows field for chairman's post

The Crow Tribe of Montana held a special election on Saturday to narrow the field for the chairman's post.

Interim chairman Cedric Black Eagle received 2,169 votes -- more than 60 percent of the ballots cast, The Billings Gazette reported. Leroy Not Afraid followed with 389 votes.

Black Eagle and Not Afraid will go to the general election on April 18. They were among ten candidates who ran for the post.

Carl Venne, the tribe's former chairman, died on February 15.

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