Eastern Cherokee Band re-elects incumbents
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina re-elected incumbents to its top two seats.

Principal Chief Michell Hicks narrowly defeated challenger Patrick Lambert. The tally was 1,854 to 1,824.

Vice Chief Larry Blythe defeated challenger Teresa McCoy by over 100 votes. Twelve council members were also elected.

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians re-elects Hicks as chief (The Asheville Citizen-Times 9/7)

Relevant Links:
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians - http://www.cherokee-nc.com
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, site 2 - http://www.nc-cherokee.com
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, unofficial - http://www.easternband.com

Related Stories:
Eastern Cherokees head to polls on Thursday (9/4)
Eastern Band candidates debate as election nears (8/8)

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