25 CFR 81.6 - How is a Secretarial election requested?
To request a Secretarial election:
(1) A duly adopted tribal resolution, tribal ordinance, other appropriate tribal document requesting the Secretary to call a Secretarial election, or, in the absence of an existing governing document or if authorized or required by the existing governing documents, a petition that has been verified by the Bureau as having the minimum number of required signatures of tribal members; and
(2) The exact document or amended language to be voted on; and
(1) Will be 18 years of age or older within 120 days of the date of the request; and