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• • Kevin Brown elected as new Pamunkey Chief (Indian Country Today) 12/24/08

• • Anderson take two: New Mille Lacs Band Chief Executive elected (Mille Lacs Messenger) 12/17/08

• • Court sides with ACLU, Native Americans in Martin voting case (Rapid City Journal) 12/17/08

• • Cherokee petition closes in on alcohol vote (Smoky Mountain News) 12/17/08

• • Center studies Indian voter turnout, including in Montana (Billings Gazette) 12/2/08

• • Pass Creek to vote again, OST election results released (Rapid City Journal) 11/19/08

• • 3 newcomers elected to Lumbee Tribal Council (Fayetteville Observer) 11/19/08

• • Unofficial tribal election results reported (Rapid City Journal) 11/14/08

• • Ivan Smith elected new Tonto Apache Tribe chair (Payson Roundup) 11/11/08

• • Clinic helps Navajo woman restore right to vote (ASU News) 11/10/08

• • Two Bulls apparent new OST president (Rapid City Journal) 11/6/08

• • Northern Cheyenne elects new tribal president (Billings Gazette) 11/5/08

• • Lummi incumbents sweep election (Bellingham Herald) 11/4/08

• • Crow Tribe re-elects Venne (Billings Gazette) 11/3/08

• • Mashantucket: Longtime tribal councilor loses seat (Norwich Bulletin) 11/3/08

• • GRIC electing a governor (Ahwatukee Foothills News) 10/30/08

• • Oneidas try to get out vote (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 10/30/08

• • Tribal vote no longer ignored (Daily Herald) 10/29/08

• • Department of Justice slows Native-language voting help (Daily News-Miner) 10/27/08

• • Tribe looks to boost voting (Morning Sun) 10/27/08

• • Another important election in November (Indianz.com) 10/21/08

• • Troubled Northern Wis. tribe elects new leader (WBAY) 10/8/08

• • Election to determine fate of audit (Daily News) 10/7/08

• • Republicans challenge 6,000 voter registrations in Montana (AlterNet) 10/2/08

• • Big Hair recall vote set for Election Day (Billings Gazette) 10/1/08

• • Challenger elected tribal chairperson (Record-Eagle) 9/26/08

• • Tribe members head to polls again (Record-Eagle) 9/24/08

• • 10 seek 4 Lumbee leadership seats (Fayetteville Observer) 9/17/08

• • Navajo Council vote on President Shirley's veto overrides (ArizonaNativeNet) 9/15/08

• • Yup’ik language help for elections scrutinized [NARF] (Bristol Bay Times) 9/11/08

• • Natives play role in U.S. election (Leader-Post) 9/2/08

• • Seminole tribe slates election (Tulsa World) 9/2/08

• • New tribal election ordered (Leelanau Enterprise) 8/14/08

• • Outgoing council decides to pay Chief Old Person $100,000 for ambassadorship (Great Falls Tribune) 8/10/08

• • 60 years ago in Arizona, Indians won right to vote (Tucson Citizen) 7/25/08

• • Macarro re-elected chairman of Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians (Desert Sun) 7/24/08

• • Hill reclaims Oneidas' chairmanship (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 7/6/08

• • Oneida Nation to vote on new representatives (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 7/2/08

• • Washington voter advocacy group ramps up (Indian Country Today) 7/1/08

• • Natives protest challenge to rights (Gallup Independent) 6/30/08

• • Sault Tribe gets new chairman (SooToday.com) 6/26/08

• • Blackfeet vote for change (Great Falls Tribune) 6/25/08

• • Tribe rejects changing name in vote (The Bismarck Tribune) 6/24/08

• • Arizona Indians' path to voting (The Arizona Republic) 6/23/08

• • Tribal chairman ousted in election (The Wenatchee World) 6/20/08

• • Critic group Full Circle wins Puyallup Tribe vote (Tacoma News Tribune) 6/18/08

• • A really close win/loss up in Akwesasne (Albany Times Union) 6/17/08

• • Lawsuit seeks ballots for Yup'ik speakers (Anchorage Daily News) 6/12/08

• • Tribal council bans vote on nickname [Sioux] (Grand Forks Herald) 6/4/08

• • Every vote counts (Indian Country Today) 5/23/08

• • Blackfeet Tribe finalizes ballot amid disputes (Great Falls Tribune) 5/17/08

• • Contention marks tribal election at Campo Band (Indian Country Today) 5/12/08

• • High Court upholds Indiana law on voter ID (The Washington Post) 4/29/08

• • Tribal constitution election declared null and void (The Rapid City Journal) 4/24/08

• • Oglalas head to the polls Tuesday for constitution vote (Rapid City Journal) 4/22/08

• • Tribe plans election for chairman and 6 council seats soon (The Daily Republic) 4/16/08

• • Tribal voters to narrow field (Leelanau Enterprise) 4/8/08

• • White Earth election ballot crowded, but no ‘Chip’ (The Fargo Forum) 3/30/08

• • Oglala Sioux Tribe to vote on changing its constitution... (KXNet.com) 3/25/08

• • Tulalips vote to tax those who develop reservation land and sell it to non-Indians (The Daily Herald) 3/25/08

• • Nickname controversy: Spirit Lake UND grads want voices to be heard (Grand Forks Herald) 2/15/08

• • Tribal members urged to vote Tuesday (The Tulsa World) 2/1/08

• • Native Americans see their vote clout mount (The Everett Herald) 1/21/08

• • NCAI to launch updated Native Vote Web site (Indian Country Today) 1/11/08

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