Tag Archives: navajo nation elections

Words’ worth: A vote to strike down a Navajo fluency requirement raises questions

Editor’s note: This online version corrects mistakes concerning figures that were contained in the print version of this article in the August 2015 Free Press. The Navajo Nation’s July 21 passage of a referendum eliminating the requirement for presidential and … Continue reading

Published in August 2015 Tagged

Judge refuses to dismiss voting suit

A lawsuit filed by the Navajo Nation in January 2012 over voting districts in San Juan County, Utah, is moving forward after a federal judge rejected a motion by the county to dismiss the suit. In a ruling in March, … Continue reading

Published in June 2015 Tagged

Lost in translation: A fluency requirement has left the Navajo presidency in limbo

A fluency requirement has left the Navajo presidency in limbo The Navajo Nation presidential election scheduled for last Nov. 4 may – or may not – happen before August. The office, the qualifications to run, and the procedures to elect … Continue reading

Published in February 2015 Tagged

Navajo president’s race in limbo

The date for a special election to determine the next president of the Navajo Nation was still undecided as of press time. At issue is a recent decision by Richie Nez, senior hearing officer of the Navajo Nation Office of … Continue reading

Published in December 2014 Tagged

A plethora of choices in San Juan County

Voters must make decisions in five county races as well as two school districts Voters in San Juan County, Utah, have some hotly contested races to decide in the Nov. 4 general election, including a fourway race for county commissioner, … Continue reading

Published in October 2014 Tagged