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Voting from a Native American reservation is much harder than it should be

 


As Election Day approaches, candidates are rallying their bases to vote. But for Native American voters in places like Arizona, access — not apathy — may be the biggest barrier to turnout.

After the Supreme Court invalidated parts of the 1965 Voting Act, Arizona (with the second-largest Native American population in the country) has passed restrictive measures that have been shown to target voters of color in particular.

http://www.vox.com/identities/2016/10/28/13386492/native-american-voting-access-reservation

 

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