tag: voting rights
Cronkite News: Voter intimidation an issue during historic election cycle (November 2, 2020)Voter intimidation is illegal under state and federal law, and can result in lawsuits, fines or imprisonment.
Indian Country Today: The power of the Native vote (October 30, 2020)Native American and Alaska Native voters have the power to determine the next president.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe loses voting rights case (October 26, 2020)“Pascua Yaqui voters’ voices deserve to be heard – whether it’s one vote or a thousand votes,” said Chairman Peter S. Yucupicio.
Native America Calling: The choice whether to vote (October 26, 2020)Research by the U.S. Census finds the turnout rate for Native voters is lower than the national average.
Cronkite News: Vulnerable Republican pledges vote for Supreme Court nominee (October 22, 2020)With her fate in the hands of voters, Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) left little doubt about the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s to the nation’s highest court.
Rodney Bordeaux: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for Indian Country (October 22, 2020)“You have the full endorsement of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe,” President Rodney Bordeaux told the Democratic presidential ticket.
Cronkite News: Court rules against Navajo voters in ballot lawsuit (October 19, 2020)Native people may face barriers to voting but not enough to assure residents of the Navajo Nation that their ballots will be counted.
Indian Country organizations fear undercount as 2020 Census comes to end (October 14, 2020)The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition condemn the Trump administration’s pursuit of an incomplete 2020 Census.
Cronkite News: Pascua Yaqui Tribe denied early voting site (September 22, 2020)What was a showdown between the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and a local official has now turned into a stalemate over an early voting site for the community.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: The most important vote you will ever cast (September 21, 2020)It is time for all Native Americans living in South Dakota to realize that we have the power.
Cronkite News: Native voters stand to benefit from new policy (September 16, 2020)A new policy lets Arizona residents without traditional street addresses register to vote online — a big change for people living on reservations.
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