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Press Release

Release Date: October 06, 2006
by Tony Choate

At the request of the tribal legislature, Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby has called a special election for Pontotoc District Seat 3 on the tribal legislature.

The seat was vacated by the passing of Mooniene Ogee.

Filing period for candidates will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 12 and 13.

Candidates must file with the election secretary in the election commission office, 520 East Arlington, Ada, Okla.

Voter registration will close Oct. 17.

Ballots will be mailed Oct. 23 to all qualified voters in the Pontotoc District.

Ballots must be returned to the office of the election secretary no later than 10:30 a.m. Nov. 14.

Ballots for a run-off election, if necessary, will be mailed Nov. 20.

For more information, contact Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder at (580) 310-6475 or 1-888-661-0137.