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Majority Navajo county commission sworn in as history made

Majority Navajo county commission sworn in as history made

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — A southeastern Utah county commission is officially majority Native American for the first time after two new Navajo members were sworn in. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Democrats Willie Grayeyes and Kenneth Maryboy took the oath of office Monday in Monticello. That’s the county seat in San […]

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Utah GOP candidate sues after Navajo wins local election

Utah GOP candidate sues after Navajo wins local election

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican is suing after losing an election to a Navajo candidate in a southern Utah county dogged by allegations of voter discrimination. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Kelly Laws is asking a judge to overturn Democrat Willie Grayeyes’ victory in the San Juan County commission […]

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Navajo man leading county race in Utah after ballot fight

Navajo man leading county race in Utah after ballot fight

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Navajo man is winning a Utah county commission race where he fought get on the ballot for the first general election after a judge ruled that local voting districts were illegally drawn along racial lines. Votes counted as of Thursday show Democrat Willie Grayeyes […]

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Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah (AP) — Tammie Nakai lives under a vista of red-rock spires and purple sunrise sky that offers arguably some of the United States’ most breathtaking views. But her home lacks what most of the country considers basic necessities: electricity and running water. “It’s been that way my […]

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