Cherokee Nation W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, health centers, and satellite offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2023. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care, emergency department, and other emergency services will remain open.

Election Commission

17763 S. Muskogee Ave Tahlequah, OK 74464

2023 General Election Information

  • Absentee Ballots must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) in the Election Commission post office box in Tahlequah, OK no later than 12:00 PM noon on Election Day, June 3rd, 2023 to be accepted pursuant to CNCA Title 26 § 78.
  • A Drop Box for personal delivery of Absentee Ballots will be available at the Election Commission Office in Tahlequah during Early Walk-In May 27, 30, 31 & June 1, and on Election Day June 3 from 7 am to 7 pm pursuant to CNCA Title 26 § 78.
  • Updating your information with Tribal Registration or on the Gadugi Portal does not update your voting information.
  • Voter Registrations received after March 31st will be processed, but not updated in our system until after the election cycle is complete.

The Cherokee Nation Election Commission carries out CNCA Title 26 Elections the Cherokee Nation Code Annotated and the Constitution of the Cherokee Nation for the purpose of conducting all Cherokee Nation Elections. It is our mandate to be of service to the Cherokee Tribal citizens and every effort will be made to fulfill it as well as stay in compliance with CNCA Title 26 Elections.

Cherokee Nation Election Commissioners

  • Rick Doherty - Chairman
  • Pamela Sellers - Vice Chairman
  • Shawna Calico - Secretary/Treasurer
  • Randy Campbell - Commissioner
  • Elizabeth Ballew - Commissioner

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