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...
Stephanie Woodard
8/13/13
Plaintiffs and defendants both claimed victory on August 6, when U.S. District Court Judge Karen Schreier dismissed the Native voting-rights lawsuit Brooks v. Gant ...
Stephanie Woodard
8/7/13
Rosebud Sioux civil rights leader Oliver J...
Stephanie Woodard
8/2/13
At the South Dakota Board of Elections July 31 meeting, secretary of state and top elections official Jason Gant declared that he would write to the U.S...
Stephanie Woodard
6/27/13
“We’re still paying for defeating Custer!” exclaimed OJ Semans, Sicangu Lakota co-director of the voting-rights group Four Directions...

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