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Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan could be the first Native governor
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Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan could be the first Native governor (May 22, 2018)

Conventional wisdom says Paulette Jordan has no chance, but Idaho is changing fast.

Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan cruises to victory on primary night
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Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan cruises to victory on primary night (May 16, 2018)

Paulette Jordan, a citizen of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, won a convincing primary victory in her bid to be the next governor of Idaho.

Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan makes history again with run for governor
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Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan makes history again with run for governor (May 14, 2018)

Paulette Jordan is making a lot of history as a young Native woman atop an all-female ticket.

Mark Trahant: It's time to cast the first ballots in a record year for Native candidates
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Mark Trahant: It's time to cast the first ballots in a record year for Native candidates (May 2, 2018)

The first #NativeVote18 tests are in Idaho, South Dakota and New Mexico, with candidates running for Congress, state attorney general and more.

Mark Trahant: Native candidate faces test in deep-red state of Idaho
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Mark Trahant: Native candidate faces test in deep-red state of Idaho (April 3, 2018)

Paulette Jordan is running as a Democrat in what is perhaps the reddest, most Republican state in the country.

Chelsey Luger: Indigenous women are reclaiming leadership roles
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Chelsey Luger: Indigenous women are reclaiming leadership roles (March 30, 2018)

Indigenous women are reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.

A record number of Native candidates are running for office in 2018
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A record number of Native candidates are running for office in 2018 (March 19, 2018)

More than 70 Native Americans are running for office across the nation and some are hoping to make history at the ballot boxes this year.

Mark Trahant: Native candidates make strides in Minnesota and Idaho
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Mark Trahant: Native candidates make strides in Minnesota and Idaho (February 8, 2018)

Peggy Flanagan of Minnesota and Paulette Jordan of Idaho are on the move as their historic campaigns advance.

Coeur d'Alene citizen Paulette Jordan makes historic run for governor
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Coeur d'Alene citizen Paulette Jordan makes historic run for governor (January 22, 2018)

A Coeur d’Alene woman seeking to become the first Native state governor in the nation’s history cites the example set by her grandmother for her decision to run.

Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan launches historic campaign for governor of Idaho
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Mark Trahant: Paulette Jordan launches historic campaign for governor of Idaho (December 8, 2017)

Paulette Jordan is running for governor of Idaho. This is a big deal in so many ways.

Mark Trahant: Native women represent in public office across nation
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Mark Trahant: Native women represent in public office across nation (April 3, 2017)

A little more than 40 percent of all American Indian and Alaska Native legislators are female.

Mark Trahant: Indian candidates find successes at the state level
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Mark Trahant: Indian candidates find successes at the state level (November 15, 2016)

Let’s examine 2016 and what worked, what needed work, and what must be rethought.

Mark Trahant: It wasn't a complete disaster for Native candidates
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Mark Trahant: It wasn't a complete disaster for Native candidates (November 9, 2016)

Indian Country lost some races with really talented people. But elections are not forever.

Mark Trahant: Who will be the Barack Obama of Indian Country?
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Mark Trahant: Who will be the Barack Obama of Indian Country? (November 23, 2015)

At least 73 American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians serve in 17 state legislatures. This is important for a couple of reasons.

Interview: Indian lawmaker Paulette Jordan on political career
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Interview: Indian lawmaker Paulette Jordan on political career (March 11, 2015)

When you're connected to my land, you're connected to my belief that I want to see your life get better.

Mark Trahant: What worked and didn't work in a tough election
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Mark Trahant: What worked and didn't work in a tough election (November 6, 2014)

We won’t know the final tally for a month or so, but the Republicans picked up at least seven Senate seats, added to their majority in the House and did well in state houses.

Paulette Jordan, Coeur d'Alene Tribe, running for Idaho House
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Paulette Jordan, Coeur d'Alene Tribe, running for Idaho House (March 19, 2014)

Paulette Jordan, a member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, is campaigning for a seat in the Idaho Legislature.

Coeur d'Alene woman seeks Democratic nod for Idaho seat
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Coeur d'Alene woman seeks Democratic nod for Idaho seat (May 3, 2012)

Paulette Jordan, a member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Idaho's 5th Legislative District House A. Jordan sits on the tribal council and serves...