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Tribal Election

2021 Tribal Election Results

Pontotoc District, Seat 1 Votes Percentages
Monty E. Stick 648 18%
Toby Perkins 2312 64%
Bailey Walker 668 18%
Pontotoc District, Seat 2 Votes Percentages
Nancy Elliott 2844 78%
Oscar Gore 797 22%
Pickens District, Seat 4 Votes Percentages
Shana Tate Hammond 1571 74%
Wanda Blackwood Scott 546 26%

2021 Tribal Election Seats Open for Election

Pontotoc District, Seat 1

Pontotoc District, Seat 2

Pickens District, Seat 1

Pickens District, Seat 4

Tishomingo District, Seat 1

Supreme Court, Seat 2

2021 Primary Election Schedule

***Amended Schedule***

All times are Central Time.

June 7-9:
Candidate filing period (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the election secretary’s office)

June 11:
Challenge to candidacy ends at 5 p.m.

June 14:
Drawing for position on the ballot (1:30 p.m. at Chickasaw Community Center, Ada)
Candidates may pick up printouts and USB flash drive

June 14:
Last day to submit photo and biography to Chickasaw Times (by 4 p.m.)
Press release for candidates (news/media)

June 24:
Ballots mailed to voters who reside out of the contiguous 48 states

July 6:
Voter registration closes

July 7:
After 12 p.m., candidates may pick up updated printouts and USB flash drive

July 8:
Ballots mailed to ALL qualified voters

July 29:
Last day to appoint a watcher

Aug. 3:
2021 primary election (last day to return ballots; no later than 10:30 a.m.)
Ballot tabulation begins at 11 a.m.
Unofficial results posted immediately
Press release distributed

Aug. 3:
Voter registration reopens, if no run-off election

Aug. 6:
Recount period ends

Oct. 1:
Oath of office ceremony (11 a.m.)

2021 Run-Off Election Schedule (If Needed)

***Amended Schedule***

Aug. 10:
Candidates may pick up printouts and USB flash drive (after 12 p.m.)

Aug. 19:
Ballots mailed to ALL qualified voters

Sept. 2:
Last day to appoint a watcher for the run-off election

Sept. 7:
2021 run-Off election (last day to return ballots; no later than 10:30 a.m.)
Ballot tabulation begins at 11 a.m.
Unofficial results posted immediately
Press release distributed

Sept. 7:
Voter registration re-opens

Sept. 10:
Recount period ends

Oct. 1:
Oath of office ceremony (11 a.m.)