FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 15, 2017
CONTACT LaTasha Monahwee,
Media Relations Specialist
P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Election Board PSA aimed to increase voting
•MCN Election Board targets voter apathy
OKMULGEE, Okla.—The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Election Board launched a campaign
to increase voter turn out in the upcoming election for National Council Representatives.
With the approval of MCN Principal Chief James R. Floyd, the MCN Election Board has addressed
this issue on social media and local television, as well as the Nation’s newspaper, Muscogee Nation News.
“Voter apathy is at an all time high”, said MCN Election Board manager
Nelson Harjo, Jr. Nelson also added, “In recent elections less than ten percent of our registered citizens voted”.
He hopes to change this low participation with the next election.
The MCN primary election is schedule for Sept. 16, 2017 with a general election for needed districts.
For more information call the MCN Election Board at (918) 732-7631