Chickasaw Nation Announces General Election Results

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder Tuesday announced results of the Chickasaw Nation general election.

Incumbent legislators Mary Jo Green of Ada and Linda Briggs of Marietta were reelected by substantial margins.

Incumbent legislators Timothy K. Colbert of Sulphur and Beth Alexander of Achille will retain their seats as neither received a challenger.

Incumbent Supreme Court Justice Mark H. Colbert of Sulphur will also retain his seat on the court as no other candidates filed for Seat 1 on the court.

Pontotoc District Seat 5 incumbent Mary Jo Green of Ada received 1,960 votes to defeat challengers Mark Allen Johnson, and Linda Greenwood, both of Ada, who received 816 and 373 votes respectively.

Pickens District Seat 3 incumbent Linda Briggs of Marietta received 1,183 votes to defeat challenger Michael Watson of Lone Grove, who received 905 votes.

Timothy K. Colbert will retain Tishomingo District Seat 2, while Beth Alexander will retain Panola District Seat 1

Elected officials will take the oath of office Tuesday, Oct. 1.

For more information, contact Ms. Loder at (580) 310-6475 or 888-661-0137.

Legislature:

Pontotoc District

Seat 5 Mary Jo Green, Ada (Incumbent) – 1,960 – 62 percent

Seat 5 Mark Allen Johnson, Ada – 818 – 26 percent

Seat 5 Linda Greenwood, Ada – 373 – 12 percent

Pickens District

Seat 3 Linda Briggs, Marietta (Incumbent) – 1,183 – 57 percent

Seat 3 Michael Watson, Lone Grove – 905 – 43 percent

Panola District

Seat 1 Beth Alexander, Achille (Incumbent) – no challenger

Tishomingo District

Seat 2 Incumbent Timothy K. Colbert, Sulphur (Incumbent) – no challenger

Supreme Court:

Seat 1 Mark H. Colbert, Ardmore (Incumbent) – no challenger


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