In TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA –
On June 25th Cherokee Nation citizens went to the polls to cast their votes for Principal Cheif. Results came in today, declaring Chad Smith winner, having surpassed opponant Bill John Baker by seven (7) votes.
Baker has until the afternoon of the 29th to request a recount; as it stands the official results leave Smith at 7,609 votes and Baker at 7,602.
reporting by Caledonia Rattlinggourd