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Press Release

Release Date: May 21, 2008

by Tony Choate



The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission announces filing period opens June 2 and continues through June 4, 2008 for the 2008 General Elections.

Candidates must file in the election secretary's office, located in the Government Services building located at 2015 Lonnie Abbott Industrial Boulevard, Ada, OK.

Candidates may file between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Legislative seats to be filled are Seat 3 of Pontotoc District; Seat 4 of Pontotoc District; Seat 2 of Pickens District; and Seat 3 in the Tishomingo District.

Seat 3 of the Chickasaw Nation Supreme Court is also up for this year's election.

 

Candidates must bring verification of physical and mailing address, such as a utility bill or homestead exemption and filing fee.

Upon filing, they must complete a financial disclosure statement.

Statements are also due at the end of every month during the candidate's active campaign period.

Candidates will receive an electoral packet containing election rules and regulations, the Chickasaw Constitution, financial disclosure forms, biography form for the Chickasaw Times, and watcher form.

Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony. Background checks are conducted on all candidates.

Primary election is July 29 and run-off election is August 26, if applicable.

For more information, please contact Rita Loder, election secretary toll free at 1-888-661-0137.