Deston Rogers and William Vega win
Five candidates were vying for two positions on the Bishop Paiute Tribal council Tuesday. The top five candidates from June’s primary election advanced to Tuesdays general election, Deston Rogers, William Vega, Kristopher Hohag (Incumbent), James V. Hess, and Deborah Vega. Deston Rogers was the top vote getter pulling in 226 votes. William Vega will join Rogers on the tribal council securing 210 votes. Incumbent Kristopher Hohag was denied a second term on the council finishing fourth.
1. Deston Rogers, 226.
2. William Vega, 210.
3. James V. Hess, 178.
4. Kristopher Hohag, 177.
5. Deborah Vega, 105.
A total of 477 votes were cast Tuesday compared to 458 during the primary election.
cover photo by Gary Young