Perkins, Elliott, Hammond, Woerz, Wood, English-Weeks reelected to tribal posts


Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder has announced results of the Aug. 3, 2021 general election.

Pontotoc District Legislator, Seat 1 incumbent Toby Perkins, of Ada, received 2,312 votes to defeat challengers Bailey Walker, of Ada, who received 668 votes and Monty E. Stick, of Francis, who received 648 votes.

Pontotoc District Legislator, Seat 2 incumbent Nancy Elliott, of Ada, received 2,844 votes to defeat challenger Oscar Gore, of Ada, who received 797 votes.

Pickens District Legislator, Seat 4 incumbent Shana Tate Hammond, of Ardmore, received 1,571 votes to defeat challenger Wanda Blackwood Scott, of Ardmore, who received 546 votes.

Pickens District Legislator, Seat 1 incumbent David Woerz, of Ardmore, received no challengers and will retain his position.

Tishomingo District Legislator, Seat 1 incumbent Scott Wood, of Tishomingo, received no challengers and will retain his position.

Supreme Court Justice, Seat 2 incumbent Linda English Weeks, of Newcastle, received no challengers and will retain her position.

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

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

Legislature:

Pontotoc District

  • Seat 1 – Toby Perkins, of Ada – Incumbent, 2,312 votes – winner
  • Seat 1 – Bailey Walker, of Ada – 668 votes
  • Seat 1 – Monty E. Stick, of Francis – 648 votes
  • Seat 2 – Nancy Elliott, of Ada – Incumbent, 2,844 votes – winner
  • Seat 2 – Oscar Gore, of Ada –797 votes

Pickens District

  • Seat 4 – Shana Tate Hammond, of Ardmore – Incumbent – 1,571 votes – winner
  • Seat 4 – Wanda Blackwood Scott, of Ardmore – 546 votes
  • Seat 1 – David Woerz, of Ardmore – no challenger –reelected

Tishomingo District

  • Seat 1 – Scott Wood, of Tishomingo – no challenger – reelected
Supreme Court:
  • Seat 2 – Linda English Weeks, of Newcastle – incumbent – no challenger – reelected