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Coronavirus Adds To Voting Challenges For Native American Community

 

November 2, 2020



People who live on America's 326 Indian reservations often have a harder time voting due to bad roads and lack of formal addresses. The pandemic is adding challenges.

There have long been more barriers to voting in rural Native American communities than most places in the U.S. Now the coronavirus is adding another. Wyoming Public Radio's Savannah Maher reports.

SAVANNAH MAHER, BYLINE: A week ago today, as the Wind River Reservation braced for snow, Wyoming state Representative Andi Clifford squeezed in some campaigning.

ANDI CLIFFORD: (Unintelligible).

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/01/930026549/coronavirus-adds-to-voting-challenges-for-native-american-community

 

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