Woman Accused of Election Fraud Faces Additional Charges From Cherokee Nation AG.

The Attorney General of the Cherokee Nation has filed new charges against an Oklahoma election campaign volunteer already accused of election fraud in a race for Cherokee Council. Lisa Cookson is now facing an additional five charges of “false personation” after the Cherokee Nation AG’s filing against her in tribal court. Cookson volunteered for the campaign of Bobby Slover, a candidate for District 2 Tribal Council in the June 5, 2021, general election of the Cherokee Nation. A Cherokee Nation news release stated that Cookson’s election fraud occurred between January and April 2021. Cookson “allegedly prepared, altered and signed more