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• • Houma tribe's amendment election fails (Thibodaux Daily Comet) 12/7/09

• • Peters defeats Cantu (Morning Sun) 12/4/09

• • Tribe tosses vote on casino (Watertown Daily Times) 12/1/09

• • Tribal members vote to halt hatchery project (Uintah Basin Standard) 11/24/09

• • Cantu picks up one vote in recount (Morning Sun) 11/18/09

• • Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal Traditional Leaders remove Governor Flyingman after election (PR Newswire) 11/17/09

• • Yuroks to have new chairman (Daily Triplicate) 10/24/09

• • Micmac election in limbo (Times Record) 10/16/09

• • Native voting rights and the West (High Country News) 10/15/09

• • Incumbents swept out of office in LdF tribal election (Lakeland Times) 10/9/09

• • Fort Peck voters get chance to approve new constitution (Great Falls Tribune) 9/17/09

• • Results of LdF primary thrown out, new vote Sept. 21 (Lakeland Times) 9/15/09

• • Seminole Nation has new principal chief (Shawnee News-Star) 9/9/09

• • YST voters made a statement against felons Vice Chairman John Stone out (Announcer) 9/9/09

• • Judge denies runoff on Standing Rock (Bismarck Tribune) 9/3/09

• • Four incumbents re-elected to Mohegan council (Indianz.com) 8/31/09

• • Dry Creek Pomos' election results (Santa Rosa Press-Democrat) 5/17/09

• • Twelve candidates move on in the tribe's election process (Petoskey News-Review) 5/15/09

• • James out as Cabazon tribal chair (Desert Sun) 5/10/09

• • Chairman, others elected to council (Spokesman-Review) 5/5/09

• • Black Eagle elected chairman of Crow Tribe (Billings Gazette) 4/19/09

• • Tribal election held (Ponca City News) 4/7/09

• • Should Tigua tradition trump women's right to vote? (Austin America-Statesman) 4/5/09

• • Low voter turnout helps keep LdF's agreement with state (Lakeland Times) 3/17/09

• • Little Shell elections set for May 9 (KXNet) 3/3/09

• • Meskwaki votes show unhappiness with leaders (Gazette) 3/2/09

• • Turnout falters in Chippewa Cree election (Great Falls Tribune) 2/25/09

• • Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to elect new leaders (Boston Herald) 2/7/09

• • Lack of Yup'ik election help spurs suit (Anchorage Daily News) 2/3/09

• • Hopi elections slated in April (AzJournal.com) 1/28/09

• • Members of San Pasqual Indian Band denied voting privileges (KGTV) 1/13/09

• • San Pasqual band members barred from voting (North County Times) 1/12/09

• • San Manuel Indians vote to ban convicted sister and brother (Press-Enterprise) 1/12/09

• • Full-court press for access to the ballot (National Law Journal) 1/5/09

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