Mark Trahant
11/1/14
Less than a week to go until Election Day. It’s one thing to make the case that every American Indian and Alaska Native should vote...
Mark Trahant
9/15/14
Why vote? It takes planning, some time, and the rewards are not always visible. The same problems will surround American Indians and Alaska Natives before and after the election...
Mark Trahant
9/8/14
So what if you had more votes than everyone else? What if your vote counted more? Would you? Well, on Tuesday the primary season ends with elections in the Northeast...
Stephanie Woodard
7/11/14
In a news conference on Thursday, July 10, North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger defended his strict reading of North Dakota voting law...
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
2/4/14
Native voting-rights advocates scored three successes in three cities on one day—January 22, 2014...
Stephanie Woodard
11/25/13
A United States magistrate judge has declined to dismiss a voting-rights lawsuit filed by Fort Peck Indian Reservation parents and the American Civil Liberties Union against the Wo...
Stephanie Woodard
9/25/13
A judge has refused to allow defendants in the recently dismissed Brooks v. Gant voting-rights lawsuit to go after the Oglala plaintiffs for court costs. Last month, U.S...
Stephanie Woodard
9/10/13
Two major organizations—the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association and the American Civil Liberties Union—have supported a federal civil-rights complaint filed by voting-advoca...

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