Cherokee Nation court dismisses election case

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TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2003

The Cherokee Nation Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Oklahoma tribe's recent election.

Principal chief Chad Smith was re-elected but some of the defeated candidates alleged voter irregularities. The court held a five-day hearing to address the claims.

Get the Story:
Cherokee vote challenge dismissed (The Daily Oklahoman 6/17)

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