Navajo delegates can serve two governments

Navajo Nation Council delegates can continue to serve in local government positions following the defeat of a bill on Tuesday.

The council already prohibits delegates from serving two different legislative bodies. The bill would have extended the policy to any paid or elected federal or state positions.

Council delegates voted against the bill 15-15. That protects at least two delegates who are serving on county commissions.

It doesn't help delegate Leonard Tsosie. He was forced to resign from the New Mexico Legislature after he won election to the Navajo council.

Get the Story:
Navajo Nation council vote allows delegates to maintain service to two governments (The Farmington Daily Times 10/17)

Relevant Links:
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