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Navajo court rules in favor of former two-term president

Navajo court rules in favor of former two-term president

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Former two-term Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. can continue his run for the tribe’s top elected office. The Navajo Nation Supreme Court made the decision Thursday after hearing an appeal on term limits. One of Shirley’s primary challengers, Vincent Yazzie, had argued the court […]

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Navajo high court to hear appeal on presidential term limits

Navajo high court to hear appeal on presidential term limits

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation’s high court is set to hear an appeal on presidential term limits. Vincent Yazzie contends Joe Shirley Jr. should be removed from the ballot because he already has served two terms as tribal president. Yazzie’s election grievance was dismissed as untimely and […]

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Navajo VP faces challenge in bid for presidency

Navajo VP faces challenge in bid for presidency

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation’s vice president is facing a challenge in his bid for the tribe’s top elected post. One of Jonathan Nez’s primary election opponents alleges Nez failed to disclose a misdemeanor conviction for drunken driving in 2002. Nez’s campaign acknowledges the conviction but says Vincent […]

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Navajos to narrow record list of 18 presidential candidates

Navajos to narrow record list of 18 presidential candidates

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation are headed to the polls to narrow a record field of 18 candidates for Navajo Nation president. More than 93,000 Navajos are registered to vote in Tuesday’s primary. The top two candidates move on to the November general […]

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Navajos choose from record number of presidential hopefuls

Navajos choose from record number of presidential hopefuls

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Louva Dahozy sat in the front of a crowded casino ballroom listening to a record number of candidates for Navajo Nation president outline plans for economic development, services for the elderly and veterans, government reform and infrastructure. “Same old thing every four years, nothing changed,” said […]

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