Indian turnout for Ariz. primaries seen as low

Officials in Arizona say they don't expect Native American voters to turn out in large numbers for the Democratic primary today.

The elections director for the Navajo Nation said a "very optimistic" turnout would be 10 percent. Others said there was no little interest on their reservations.

Voters are going to the polls today in four states with significant Indian populations -- Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico and North Dakota. With tribes gaining in wealth, they have begun to contribute to political campaigns.

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Leader Urges American Indians to Vote (AP 2/3)
Turnout expected to be low (The Arizona Republic 2/2)
Indian vote courted like never before (The Dallas Morning News 2/2)

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