, Muskogee, OK

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May 9, 2013

Deadline for ballot requests Friday

Cherokee Nation voters who wish to vote in the June council election must request their ballots by 5 p.m. Friday. Voters may locate their districts and download an absentee ballot request form at:,Maps,VotingLocations.aspx. Absentee ballots for the June 22 Tribal Council elections will be mailed shortly thereafter.

Voters also can request an absentee ballot the following ways:

Fill out a request form between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cherokee Nation Election Commission Office, 22116 S. Bald Hill Road, Tahlequah. Mail the form to the Cherokee Nation Election Commission, P.O. Box 1188, Tahlequah, OK 74465-1188 or fax the form to the election commission by Friday to (918) 458-6101.

The election commission will mail absentee ballots to voters on May 27-28. Forms must be returned to the Cherokee Nation Election Commission by June 22.

Information: (918) 458-5899 or (800) 353-2895 or


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