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Chickasaw Nation governor, son elected to 4-year term

 


ADA, Okla. (AP) — Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby will serve a ninth consecutive four-year term as the tribe's leader, this time with his son as his lieutenant governor.

Tribal election officials say Anoatubby and his son, Chris, were officially elected by a one-vote margin late Wednesday after no challengers filed at the close of the election filing period.

The 74-year-old Anoatubby has long been the face of the Ada, Oklahoma-based tribe, having served as governor since 1987 and overseen a period of tremendous growth and diversification for the tribe.

A member of the tribe's Supreme...



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