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September 17, 2013

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Meet Tom Pickering

OFFICE SOUGHT: McIntosh District National Council Seat B.

AGE: 57.

HOMETOWN: Eufaula.

FAMILY: Married 38 years with two children and three grandchildren.

OCCUPATION: Self-employed as a business consultant.

EDUCATION: Graduate of Central Tech and Oklahoma State University Technical College. Attended Bacone College, currently working on a bachelors in entrepreneurship at Northeastern State University.

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist.

HOBBIES: Volunteerism, reading.

FYI

WHAT: Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council election.

WHERE: Various sites throughout the Creek Nation.

WHEN: Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 21.

INFO: Voters who are unsure of where they are registered should call the Election Board office before Election Day at (918) 732-7631 or (918) 732-7736.

Area polling places

Muskogee District

• Muscogee Indian Community, 335 N. 4th St., Muskogee.

McIntosh District

• Checotah Indian Community, 500 Owens Ave., Checotah.

• Eufaula Indian Community, 703 W. Forrest Ave., Eufaula.

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