2019 Voting News Stories


Gazette opinion: Barriers to ballots in Indian Country (The Billings Gazette) 11/13/19

Voters reject ballot measure in Utah opposed by Navajos (Indian Country Today) 11/9/19

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez urges San Juan County voters to defeat Proposition 10 (The Salt Lake Tribune) 10/29/19

Empowering tribal nations at the voting rights conference (Indian Country Today) 10/14/19

For some Native Americans, no home address might mean no voting (The Wichita Eagle) 10/6/19

Restrictive election laws, lack of polls hamper Native American voters, leaders say (Indianz) 10/2/19

San Juan Country ends legal fight against Voting Rights Act decision (High Country News) 9/2/19 (See Navajo Nation v. San Juan County)

Editorial: It's important to understand Native Americans' long struggle for voting rights (Omaha World-Herald) 8/31/19

Wyoming lawmakers propose fix to allow tribal IDs for voter registration (The Billings Gazette) 8/20/19

2020 Democrats step up their courtship of Native American voters. Here's why. (Arizona Central) 8/19/19

Ignoring Native voters is a big mistake (Santa Fe New Mexican) 8/5/19

Eighth Circuit upholds North Dakota voter ID law (Courthouse News Service) 7/31/19 (See Brakebill v. Jaeger)

Court upholds new districts in Utah Navajo voting-rights case (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 7/23/19 (See Navajo Nation v. San Juan County)

State officials, tribal leaders work to resolve ID issue (The Laramie Boomerang) 6/2/19

Redefining We The People to include the Indigenous (Indian Country Today) 6/2/19

Democrats call for investigation into Native American voter suppression (Wyoming Public Radio) 5/20/19

North Dakota tribal leaders highlight 'unfair' voter ID law in congressional hearing (The Bismarck Tribune) 4/16/19

Tribes denounce North Dakota ID law in congressional hearing (NewsTimes) 4/16/19

Mark Trahant: The Native vote is at play in the 2020 election cycle (Indianz) 3/21/19

New laws move up Washington's presidential primary and improve voting access for tribes (The Olympian) 3/18/19

Udall, Lujan introduce bicameral Native American Voting Rights Act (Native News Online) 3/13/19 (See 116th Congress S.739)

Another tribe challenges North Dakota voter ID requirment (ABC News) 3/5/19

Let Indian Country cast the first votes to pick the next president (Indian Country Today) 2/24/19

Native American Rights groups are gearing up to fight voter suppression in 2020 (Pacific Standard) 2/14/19

Bill to expand Native American voting access advances first committee (KRWG) 1/30/19

North Dakota asks Judge to dismiss tribe's voter ID lawsuit (The New York Times) 1/8/19


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