Category Archives: voting rights

Important Public Meeting Announcement in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County Case

Links: Public Meeting Announcement(PDF), previous posts The court will hold public meetings in Monticello and Bluff to receive public input on proposed preliminary County Commission and School Board election districts. Meeting Details: Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 Time: 10:30 am … Continue reading

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NCAI Hearing on Indian Country Voting in the Great Lakes — Milwaukee, October 16, 2017

Here is the announcement: great lakes voting rights hearing_oct 2017

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Special Master Appointment in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County

On September 29, 2017, the Court in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County issued an order appointing Dr. Bernard Grofman, University of California, Irvine, to serve as Special Master and oversee redistricting of the County’s School Board and Commission election … Continue reading

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Federal Court Orders San Juan County Voting Rights Suit to Trial

Here are the materials in Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission v. San Juan County (D. Utah): 93 Motion to Dismiss Counterclaims 99 Opposition to Motion to Dismiss Counterclaims 106 Reply 141 County Motion for Summary J 144 Navajo Motion for Summary … Continue reading

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Native American Voting Rights Coalition: Midwestern Voting Rights Hearing (9/5/2017)

Here (PDF):

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Native Voting Rights in South Dakota—We Do the Math

From Indian Country Today: South Dakota’s Help America Vote Act Grant Board has approved funding for Indian-reservation satellite-voting centers for the 2018 elections. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs created the bipartisan board in 2015. It distributes federal HAVA money to … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects San Juan County Remedial Maps, Orders Appointment of Special Master

Here is the order in Navajo Nation v. San Juan County (D. Utah): 397 DCT Opinion An excerpt: For the reasons below, San Juan County’s remedial plans fail to pass constitutional muster. Specifically, the court concludes race was the predominant factor … Continue reading

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PBS Newshour: 300,000 Disenfranchised by Voter ID Law in Wisconsin Alone

Here.  That state was decided by 22,000 votes in last Presidential election.  

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NARF Press Release on Presidential Commission on Voter Suppression

Saw this coming. Here: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 12, 2017 Contacts: Natalie Landreth, NARF Staff Attorney, (907) 276-0680; Matt Campbell, NARF Staff Attorney, (303) 447-8760 President Announces Commission to Investigate American Voters Yesterday, the President announced the creation of … Continue reading

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Moyers & Co.: “The Trump Administration’s Lies About Voter Fraud Will Lead to Massive Voter Suppression”

Lies have a purpose. Here.

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