Tullis elected PCI treasurer

Published 8:30 am Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Eddie L. Tullis was elected as the treasurer for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, during a runoff election held Saturday.

Tullis received a total of 578 votes, defeating challenger Gia Langham. Langham received 342 votes. There were four votes for write-in candidates.

Langham and Tullis advanced to the runoff after neither received a large enough majority in the June 6 general election.

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Tullis was the PCI tribal chair from 1978 to 2005.