Stephanie Woodard
5/20/15
Jackson County, South Dakota, has dug in for a fight against Oglala Sioux plaintiffs who sued for a full-service satellite voting office on the portion of Pine Ridge Indian Reserva...
Stephanie Woodard
5/12/15
A federal judge has shredded claim after claim by a South Dakota county that overlaps the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation but will not guarantee tribal members on-reservation voter r...
Tanya H. Lee
1/13/15
The Center for American Progress’s report, “The Changing Face of American’s Electorate: Political Implications of Shifting Demographics,” describes how the shift from a majority Wh...
Stephanie Woodard
1/12/15
The U.S. Department of Justice has submitted a Statement of Interest in the federal voting-rights lawsuit, Poor Bear v. Jackson County (South Dakota)...
Stephanie Woodard
11/28/14
“I saw so many Native people on the new governor’s transition team,” said Kim Reitmeier, president of ANCSA Regional Association, an organization for Native-corporation CEOs...
Stephanie Woodard
11/2/14
“There’s an excitement about voting this year...
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
10/18/14
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
9/25/14
The Oglala Sioux Nation and a nonpartisan civil rights group formed at the request of President John Kennedy have filed a voting-rights lawsuit on behalf of voters from the tribe’s...
Stephanie Woodard
9/5/14
A federal court in Anchorage has sided with Alaska Natives who demanded that Alaska provide language assistance to non-English-proficient voters...

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