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Comanche Nation members approve constitution changes

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Members of the Comanche Nation have voted to approve a series of changes to the tribe's constitution.

Members, through mail-in ballots counted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, approved three amendments -- the first of which adjusts the way decisions are made. Until now, decisions were made by council members at a yearly meeting -- but the amendment puts all major decisions up for a vote of the tribe.

The other two amendments clarify the qualifications to run for office in the tribe, and removes the "Chief Executive" title from the tribal Chairman's duties.

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