Jamie Azure retains tribal chairmanship for Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

​BELCOURT, N.D. - Jamie Azure will remain the chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa after coasting to victory, unofficial results indicate.

Azure received more than 69 percent of the vote with 2,552 votes, defeating challenger Sam LaRocque, Sr, who had 1,135 votes.

The results do not include mail-in, absentee, and challenge ballots.