In a repeat of 2011 race, Cherokee Nation political titans Smith and incumbent Baker to compete
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The Cherokee Nation General Election will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2015 and the Runoff Election on Saturday July 25, 2015. According to the Cherokee Nation Election Commission website:
The Cherokee Nation is the federally-recognized government of the Cherokee people and has inherent sovereign status recognized by treaty and law. The seat of tribal government is the W.W. Keeler Complex near Tahlequah, Okla., the capital of the Cherokee Nation.
With more than 317,000 citizens, over 8,000 employees and a variety of tribal enterprises ranging from aerospace and defense contracts to entertainment venues, Cherokee Nation’s economic impact in Oklahoma and surrounding areas is more than $1.5 billion annually. We are one of the largest employers in northeastern Oklahoma. We are the largest tribal nation in the United States. The Cherokee Nation is committed to protecting our inherent sovereignty, preserving and promoting Cherokee culture, language and values, and improving the quality of life for the next seven generations of Cherokee citizens.
It is with great honor and pride that we invite you to visit our Nation. Come take part in our thriving culture and celebrate our enduring spirit through a variety of our cultural tours. Walk along the pathways of our ancestors and become enlightened through our unique cultural offerings.
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Cherokee Nation Election Commission
918-458-5899 or 1-800-353-2895
P. O. Box 1188
22116 S. Bald Hill Road
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Cherokee Nation Election Commissioners
Bill W. Horton, Chairman
Teresa Hart, Vice-Chairperson
Martha Calico – Secretary/Treasurer
Shawna Calico – Commissioner
Carolyn Allen – Commissioner