Stephanie Woodard
10/18/14
This week, two more South Dakota counties have agreed to provide Indian-reservation polling places during the state’s pre-election early-voting period...
Stephanie Woodard
10/15/14
“Suddenly, we have resources for get-out-the-vote,” said Pine Ridge Indian Reservation resident Kevin Killer, who’s Oglala Lakota and represents the area in the South Dakota House ...
Stephanie Woodard
10/12/14
“Bias destroys our communities,” said Blackfeet tribal member Lita Pepion, board member of Indian Peoples Action, in Butte, Montana...
Oliver J. Semans

After spending the eight years in meetings—with state and national legislators, state secretaries of state, and county commissioners and election officials—and helping organize two major federal voting-rights lawsuits, I’m starting to see some light at the end of the equal-rights tunnel....

8/25/14
Stephanie Woodard
8/6/14
Four additional Minnesota counties have agreed to provide satellite election offices on Indian reservations in the state, according to Bret Healy, consultant with Four Directions v...
Stephanie Woodard
7/23/14
A no-excuse absentee-voting office has been proposed for Red Lake Nation, in Minnesota...
Stephanie Woodard
3/17/14
UPDATED MARCH 26 to 7th Paragraph: On the afternoon of March 9, the Montana Democratic Party leadership was holed up in a small stone building in the state’s capital, Helena...
Stephanie Woodard
2/5/14
UPDATED February 28, 2014: On February 26, South Dakota approved use of its federal Help America Vote Act funds for satellite early-voting and registration offices in three Indian-...
Stephanie Woodard
1/17/14
A petition asking Iowa’s Governor Terry Branstad to investigate the ongoing abuse of disabled twin boys in his state appeared January 15 on RH Reality Check , a news website coveri...
Stephanie Woodard
1/6/14
The emergency room doctor was furious at what he had seen, recalled Audre’y Eby, who is Rosebud Sioux and the mother of disabled 16-year-old twins...

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