MBCI Issues Final Vote Tallies

Official Results of the September 6, 2011, Tribal Elections, including absentee ballots.

Tribal Chief

Candidate Total Votes
Phyliss J. Anderson 2,139
Shirley Berg 76
Beasley Denson * 1,602

Tribal Council – One (1) Position – Pearl River

Candidate Total Votes
Cyrus Ben * 757
Hamilton Farve 74
Cynthia Isaac 10
Barry McMillan 280
Karen McMillan 33
Samuel Mingo 6
Nolan Mitch 80
Kennith York 112

Tribal Council – One (1) Position – Conehatta

Candidate Total Votes
Randy Anderson 182
Troy Chickaway * 104
Scottie Dixon 8
Elray King 14
Jesse Thomas 182
Timothy Thomas, Sr. 39
Randolph Williams 30

* - indicates incumbent

Because of the tie between Randy Anderson and Jesse Thomas, there will be a runoff for the Conehatta council seat Tuesday, Sept. 27.


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  • by Realist on Sep 8, 2011 at 01:11 PM
    Now that the election is over. All I can feel is relief. I am neither celebrating PA's win or BD's ouster. I just want Choctaws to get down to business. PA may be the new person in charge, but it is our tribe, our business. We must all work together to further the tribe's accomplishments. Don't be part of the problem, be part of the solution.
  • by D Location: Louisville on Sep 8, 2011 at 11:00 AM
    Thank God its all over with the voting for chief, the best person has the job should have been like that at first.
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