Press Release

Release Date: July 31, 2018

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

  • David Woerz

  • Linda English Weeks

  • Nancy Elliott

  • Scott Wood

  • Shana Tate Hammond

  • Toby Perkins

Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder announced results of the July 31, 2018 general election.

Pickens District Seat 1 incumbent legislator David Woerz of Ardmore received 1,467 votes to defeat challenger Michael T. Watson of Ardmore, who received 727 votes.

Pickens District Seat 4 will be filled by incumbent legislator Shana Tate Hammond of Ardmore, who received 1,781 votes to defeat Robert “Robby” Rogers of Ardmore, who received 412 votes.

Pontotoc District Seat 1 will be filled by Toby Perkins of Ada, as he was unchallenged for the seat.

Pontotoc District Seat 2 will be filled by Nancy Elliott of Ada, as she was unchallenged for the seat.

Tishomingo District Seat 1 will be filled by Scott Wood of Tishomingo, as he was unchallenged for the seat.

Incumbent Supreme Court Justice Linda English Weeks of Newcastle was unchallenged and will retain Seat 2 on the court.

Elected officials will take the oath of office Monday, Oct. 1.

For more information, contact Ms. Loder at (580) 310-6475 or 888-661-0137.


Pickens District

Seat 1 – David Woerz of Ardmore – Incumbent – 1,467 votes – winner
Seat 1 – Michael T. Watson of Ardmore – 727 votes

Pickens District

Seat 4 – Shana Tate Hammond of Ardmore – Incumbent – 1,781 votes – winner
Seat 4 – Robert “Robby” Rogers of Ardmore – 412 votes

Pontotoc District

Seat 1 – Toby Perkins of Ada – no challenger – reelected
Seat 2 – Nancy Elliott of Ada – no challenger – reelected

Tishomingo District

Seat 1 – Scott Wood of Tishomingo – no challenger – reelected

Supreme Court:

Seat 2 – Linda English Weeks of Newcastle – incumbent – no challenger – reelected