ADA, OK – Chickasaw Nation election results have been announced results for the July 2023 primary election.
Tishomingo District Seat 3 incumbent legislator Steven Woods (Davis) received 729 votes, while Dusk Monetathchi (Sulphur) received 653 votes and Shane Langford (Sulphur) 89 votes. A runoff election for Tishomingo District Seat 3 will be scheduled Aug. 29 between Woods and Monetathchi.
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby will remain in office for another four-year term. Anoatubby and Lt. Governor Chris Anoatubby were officially elected by a one-vote margin when no challengers had filed at the close of the election filing period in June.
Pontotoc District Seat 3 incumbent legislator J. Lisa Impson (Ada) will retain her seat as no challengers filed for the position. Pontotoc District Seat 4 incumbent legislator Dr. Karen Goodnight (Goldsby) will retain the seat as no challengers filed for the position. Pickens District Seat 2 incumbent Connie Barker (Marietta) will retain her seat as no challengers filed for the position. Supreme Court Seat 3 incumbent Cheri Bellefeuille-Gordon (Sulphur) received no challengers and will retain the position.
Elected officials will take the oath of office Monday, Oct. 2.