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February 18, 2013

Haileyville, Tucker wins by default

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McALESTER —

Ward summarized the results of the hearing. “Ms. Bristow’s name will be removed from the ballot and Ms. Tucker will be unopposed.” Tucker said she’s served as Haileyville city clerk-treasurer since Feb. 13, 2012, appointed by the city council to fill a vacancy in the office until the next election.

The Pittsburg County Election Board’s decision means Tucker has now won a four-year term in the post in her right, since she’s now assuming the office without an opposing candidate on the ballot for the April election.

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