Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Council Approves Polling Precincts for June Tribal Elections

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved polling precincts for the June 27 tribal elections, including 15 new voting sites in some counties. Counties with new polling sites include Sequoyah, Adair, Cherokee, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Rogers, and Tulsa Counties.

The list of polling sites was submitted by the Cherokee Nation Election Commission to the Tribal Council in the April Rules Committee, and Tribal Council approved the precincts during Monday night's May meeting.

"The Election Commission worked meticulously to select the most accessible and accommodating voting precincts for our citizens in the upcoming elections," said Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Speaker Tina Glory-Jordan. "We must ensure our tribal elections are fair and transparent, and having dozens of voting precincts in the heart of our communications offer the opportunity for the Cherokee people to exercise one of our most cherished rights."

Voting precincts and locations in our area include:

Sequoyah County
Belfonte-Belfonte/Nicut Community Center, 474894 Hwy. 101, Muldrow
Gore-Gore City Hall, 201 S. Main St., Gore
Marble City-Marble City Town Hall, 120 A North Main, Marble City
Muldrow-Cherokee Community Center, 603 N. Main, Muldrow
Sallisaw-Cherokee Nation Housing Authority, 2260 W. Cherokee Ave., Sallisaw
Sallisaw-Sallisaw United Methodist Church, 2100 McGee Drive, Sallisaw
Vian-Vian Public Schools, 203 W. Hunter, Vian

Adair County
Bell-Bell Public School, Rt. 5, Box 4470, Stilwell
Cave Springs-Lyons Community Association Building, 463101 E. 914 Road, Bunch;
Chewey-Illinois River Ranch Clubhouse, 63320 S. 4625 Road, Proctor;
Stilwell-Ozark Electric, 470479 Hyw. 51, Stilwell
Westville-Westvile Public Schools, 500 W. Chincapin, Westville

Cherokee County
Briggs-Briggs Public School, 17210 S. 569 Road, Tahlequah
Hulbert-Hulbert Community Building, 316 Rider Lane, Hulbert
Keys-Keys Community Building, 19083 E 840 Road, Park Hill
Lowrey-Lowrey Fire Department, 9775 Hwy. 82 A, Tahlequah
Tahlequah-Sequoyah High School, 17091 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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