Navajos seek court order to fix signatures on early ballots

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Navajos seek court order to fix signatures on early ballots

Tribe says more than 100 votes cast by Navajos were disqualified
Mildred James of Sanders, Ariz., shows off her “I Voted” sticker as she waits for results of the Navajo Nation presidential primary election to be revealed on Aug. 28 in Window Rock, Ariz. The Navajo Nation is suing Arizona counties over what it says were unequal opportunities for tribal members to correct signature deficiencies on early ballots in Arizona’s general election.
People gather to listen as Harrison Dehiya, left, of KGAK, announces the results of the Navajo Nation presidential primary on Aug. 28 at a sports complex in Window Rock, Ariz. The Navajo Nation is suing Arizona counties over what it says were unequal opportunities for tribal members to correct signature deficiencies on early ballots in Arizona’s general election. The tribe is asking a federal judge in a lawsuit filed this week to allow more than 100 Navajos to make the fixes. The request has the potential to delay the state’s certification of ballots, scheduled for Dec. 3.

Navajos seek court order to fix signatures on early ballots

Mildred James of Sanders, Ariz., shows off her “I Voted” sticker as she waits for results of the Navajo Nation presidential primary election to be revealed on Aug. 28 in Window Rock, Ariz. The Navajo Nation is suing Arizona counties over what it says were unequal opportunities for tribal members to correct signature deficiencies on early ballots in Arizona’s general election.
People gather to listen as Harrison Dehiya, left, of KGAK, announces the results of the Navajo Nation presidential primary on Aug. 28 at a sports complex in Window Rock, Ariz. The Navajo Nation is suing Arizona counties over what it says were unequal opportunities for tribal members to correct signature deficiencies on early ballots in Arizona’s general election. The tribe is asking a federal judge in a lawsuit filed this week to allow more than 100 Navajos to make the fixes. The request has the potential to delay the state’s certification of ballots, scheduled for Dec. 3.
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