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Many homes on the Navajo Nation don’t have street addresses, which can cause problems for voter registration and emergency services. That’s starting to change thanks to a first-of-its-kind partnership between the nonprofit Rural Utah Project and Google. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

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A Utah ballot proposition that has reignited a fierce dispute over Navajo voting rights was trailing late Wednesday after the initial tally, but too many votes remained uncounted to make it final.

Navajo Times

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is calling on voters in a southeastern Utah county to reject a ballot proposition that could lead to expanding a three-member county commission that Native Americans took the majority of last year.

Voters in a southeastern Utah county where Native Americans for the first-time last year took over the majority of a three-person county commission are expected to vote next month on the first step in possibly changing to a new form of government.

Navajo Nation

County officials in Utah have agreed to pay $2.6 million to the Navajo Nation following a voting rights case that reconfigured voting districts.