Voter ID law and manipulated legislative boundaries are among ways Native Americans’ votes are diluted in Dakotas, a U.S. House panel was told on Tuesday.
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Navajo lawmaker worries election bill in the state legislature would eliminate ballot drop-off boxes hence, disenfranchise Native voters.