James out as Cabazon tribal chair

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John A. James has been voted out of power by the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians. James was 46 when he was elected tribal secretary-treasurer on May 14, 1977, and was elevated to the role of tribal chairman in 1989. Shortly after last week's vote, second vice-chairman David Roosevelt was elected to chair the tribe. James was named to the honorary and paid post of Tribal Elder.