Stephanie Woodard
11/18/14
On November 4, residents of Shannon County, South Dakota, voted by a four-to-one margin to drop “Shannon” from the name of the non-tribal jurisdiction that overlaps much of Pine Ri...
Stephanie Woodard
11/17/14
South Dakota’s Native vote generated a lot of media attention in the run-up to Election 2014. Pundits wondered, would tribal voters there save the Senate for the Democrats…or not?...
Stephanie Woodard
11/1/14
“Voters walking into the polling place would see the sheriff there and veer off,” said Donna Semans, the Rosebud Sioux field coordinator for Four Directions voting-rights group...
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
2/9/12
“It was a sad day,” said Mary Jane Wanna, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, of the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee killing a bill to remove the statute of limitations for lawsuits al...
Brian Daffron
11/2/12
In today’s American political climate, partisan issues are unfortunately becoming the norm in both federal and state elections...