The Biden administration’s report comes a year after he issued an executive order promoting voting rights of these Indigenous communities.
Native American Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Native American voting rights concern the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of the present-day continental United States, Alaska, and the island state of Hawaii. Also see our articles on global Indigenous Peoples Voting Rights or Minority Voting in America.
The suit charges that diluting Native power violates their voting rights and will handicap tribe members who run for office.
A national voter registration form is now available in some Native American languages. This goes a long way to promote minority voting.
A bipartisan voting bill is rare but the Native American Voting Rights Act or NAVRA is one bill that lawmakers might agree upon, opinion.
Efforts to erode Native American voting rights endure, accelerated with the slew of country-wide GOP legislation to limit voter access.
On Monday, a group of Montana tribal nations filed a lawsuit challenging two new laws they say disenfranchise American Indian voters.
The Montana House on Wednesday shot down a bill that aimed to expand voting opportunities for Native Americans.
A heavily amended Montana tribal voting bill expands Native American voting access although not all tribes are satisfied with the bill.
Some Native Americans are worried about losing representation in this year’s state legislative session in GOP-led Montana.
New Mexico’s new legislation, HB 231, puts in place significant protections, guaranteeing access to the ballot box on native lands.