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Administrative leave for Navajo Nation government employees

2016 Navajo Nation Chapter Election poster Charity Sam, administrative assistant for the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President, announced on Monday, Aug. 29, that the Navajo Nation Personnel Policy related to time off for voting allows registered voters to receive up to two hours of paid absence from work to vote in […]

Begaye-Nez announce Transition Team; Unofficial election results document

Navajo Nation President-elect Russell Begaye and Vice President-elect Jonathan Nez are announcing their Transition Team members and transition plans at a 9 a.m. press conference today, April 22, 2015, at their campaign headquarters, which is located on the east side of the Quality Inn Restaurant & Hotel in Window Rock, Ariz. Unofficial election results from […]

Navajo Nation Supreme Court declares lower court halt of April 21 presidential elections “null and void.”

The Navajo Nation Supreme Court decided that the Navajo Nation Window Rock District Court order to halt the April 21 special presidential election is null and void and that the April 21 election would proceed. The Supreme Court announced its decision at about 3 p.m, today after listening to about 90 minutes of verbal arguments […]

Friday the 13th Navajo Council decision delays special presidential election – again for disqualified presidential candidate

NAVAJO COUNCIL PRESS RELEASE: Council approves referendum to allow Navajo people to determine fluency issue Resolution sent to President Shelly for consideration WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (3-13-15) – The Navajo Nation Council on Friday approved legislation to hold a public referendum to allow the Navajo people to determine language fluency qualifications for the positions of president […]

Navajo Council Delegate Leonard Tsosie quoting President Roosevelt regarding Supreme Court

Based on the Navajo Council agenda, the Council is now on Legislation 0010-15: An Action Relating To Budget And Finance, Naa’bik’iyati’ And The Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding From The Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance In The Amount Of $317,891 For The Navajo Nation Election Administration, Business Unit #101021, To Fund The Continuing 2014 Navajo […]

Navajo Council Delegate Seth Damon says Supreme Court didn’t order Council to fund election

Based on the Navajo Council agenda, the Council is now on Legislation 0010-15: An Action Relating To Budget And Finance, Naa’bik’iyati’ And The Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding From The Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance In The Amount Of $317,891 For The Navajo Nation Election Administration, Business Unit #101021, To Fund The Continuing 2014 Navajo […]

Legislation to create Dine’ Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission goes before Navajo Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee on March 12 & Council on March 13

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, Tomorrow, March 12, will be a busy day. The Navajo Nation Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee is meeting at the Navajo Council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz., starting at 10 a.m. and the Navajo Nation Government Development Commission and Office is having a Listening Session on Navajo Nation Government Reform at the Fort Defiance, Ariz., […]

Elections for Navajo Nation president & election board April 21

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, It appears that the Navajo Nation Council or rather Speaker LoRenzo Bates, after flexing his muscles, decided on Feb. 23 to respect the Feb. 20 decision of the Navajo Nation Supreme Court and have the special presidential election between presidential candidates former Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. and former Navajo Council Delegate […]

Proposed new 2015 Primary Presidential Election would be June 2

Navajo Council now on Legislation 0341-14, which would nullify August 2014 Primary Election so a new 2015 Primary Election could be held followed by a 2015 General Election. DELEGATE DWIGHT WITHERSPOON qualifications in amendment not stated. and requirements regarding filing fees shall be waived for candidates so if waiving then does that require 16 votes? […]

Navajo Council opposes funding of special presidential election

Navajo Council debating Legislation 0249-14, which is funding Navajo Election Office for $286,247 for special presidential election. DELEGATE LORENZO CURLEY Is this election rigged? Is the reason that a special presidential election being pushed forward is because of Joe Shirley’s supporters? There is much confusion over this election and it’s because there is no election […]