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Groups record voting rights abuses against Native Americans

 

January 12, 2018



Election sites far from reservations. Poll workers who don't speak tribal languages. Unequal access to early voting sites.

Native Americans say they have encountered a wide range of obstacles to voting. Advocates have been spending the last few months gathering stories from around Indian Country in the hope that tribal members can wield more influence in elections and to improve conditions among populations that encounter huge disparities in health, education and economics.

http://www.latimes.com/nation/sns-bc-us--voting-rights-indian-country-20180111-story.html

 

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