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Choctaw Chief Election

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The votes for Choctaw Chief are still being counted in Philadelphia.  With one box still out, Phyliss Anderson is the unofficial winner. She is leading Chief "Miko" Beasley Denson.

According to Vice Chief Kevin Edwards, Anderson is leading with 1,255 votes to Denson's 1,071. Shirley Berg has 35 votes. We are told the largest box is still out and 249 absentee ballots will not be counted until Wednesday.

Phyliss Anderson defeated Denson in an election in July. The Tribal Council voted to hold a new election.

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