Covid-19 was the excuse for the closure of in-person polling in Native American reservations prompting Democrats to press AG Barr for clarification.
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.
Experts worry push for 2020 mail voting could leave Native American voters behind. Struggles will include issues like mail access and language barriers.
American democracy would not have seen light of day without the contribution of Native Americans. However, their rights to participation are often dented.
Suquamish Tribal Chairman has called upon U.S. Congress to adopt a Native Voting Rights Act similar to that recently passed by Washington State legislature.
Hurdles to Native American voting are a long-standing issue. Polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding may make things worse
New Mexico congressional delegation is leading a bill in the House that aims to protect Native American voting rights ahead of 2020.
Native Americans feel like they don’t count. And they might not be wrong — they are the most undercounted group on the U.S. census.
Many in Indian Country, including on Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation, are still faced with barriers to casting their votes.
Rhonda Brown Fleming sued the Cherokee Nation in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., over whether she should be allowed on the ballot for the June 1.
Governor Steve Sisolak has signed a bill into law that removes barriers to voting on Native American reservations and colonies.