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Bill introduced to help increase Native American voting


WILLISTON — In an effort to help raise voting numbers of the Native American population, U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) helped introduce legislation that will help improve voter access at the polls as well as increase voter protections.

According to the National Congress of American Indians, the Native American voter turnout was 17 percent less than non-Native voters in 2012.


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