Nez wins with 39,783 votes to Shirley’s 20,146 votes

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS FOR 2018 NAVAJO NATION GENERAL ELECTION PRESIDENTIAL RACE WITH 110 OF 110 NAVAJO PRECINCTS REPORTING: JONATHAN NEZ, 39,783 JOE SHIRLEY, 20,146 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS from Navajo Election Administration for Navajo Nation Council, Board of Election Supervisors, Board of Education, and Referendum question on pay raises for positions of President and Vice President are […]

Navajo Supreme Court asked to invalidate Navajo Council resolution for referendum to change Navajo language fluency law

A legal rerquest was made this morning to the Navajo Nation Supreme Court to enforce its Feb, 20 decision for the Navajo Election Administration to hold a special presidential election between former Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. and former Navajo Nation Council Delegate Russell Begaye as soon as possible. The NEA announced weeks ago […]

Navajo Council debating funding of referendum before special presidential 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 […]

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 […]

Navajo Council in heated debate over funding special presidential election

Navajo Council now on Legislation 0249-14, which is funding Navajo Election Office for $286,247 for special presidential election. The five minute recall of Council is over. There are 15 delegates on the floor. it is now 5:36 p.m. SPEAKER PRO TEM JONATHAN HALE a document with transcript of Dec. 23, 2015, special Council session has […]

Interim Navajo Council Delegate Roland Tso sharply criticizes fellow delegates

Navajo Council convenes at 12:57 p.m. The Council is not making announcements and introductions. It is now 1:19 p.m. Interim COUNCIL DELEGATE ROLAND TSO I sat here for about two hours, waiting for the Council to get a quorum. I understand that the Delegates are trying to rake up as much money as they can […]

Navajo Council Delegate Leonard Tsosie talks about his legislation to nullify 2014 Primary Election for Presidential race

Navajo Nation Council Delegate Leonard Tsosie’s “Emergency” Legislation 0341-14, which would nullify the 2014 August Primary Election for the Presidential race only and approve a new Primary Election for Presidential candidates, followed by a Special General Election for President is on tomorrow’s, Dec. 30, 2014, special Council agenda. In legislation related to 0341-14, Tsosie got […]

Emergency legislation to nullify 2014 Navajo Primary Election for presidential race on Navajo Council Dec. 23 agenda

An updated PROPOSED AGENDA for the Navajo Nation Council’s special session tomorrow, Dec. 23, 2014, includes Legislation 0341-14, which is titled as an “Emergency” legislation “to address a matter of voter disenfranchisement and providing for a special run-off election and special General Election for the Office of the President.” And since Legislation 0341-14 was legally […]

Navajo Nation presidential candidate Deschene, tribal election office and tribal ethics office come under fire

By Marley Shebala WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – A Navajo Nation election complaint was filed against Navajo Nation Presidential candidate Chris Deschene, the Navajo Nation Election Office and the Navajo Nation Ethics and Rules Office by four Navajo voters on Sept. 5 for alleged violation of the tribal election law regarding presidential qualifications involving candidates speaking […]

Dineh Benally, running mate for Navajo Nation presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jrl, is son of federal convict Donald Benally

Navajo Nation presidential candidate JOe Shirley Jr. says that Dine Benally, who is Shirley’s vice president, is educated but grounded in Navajo culutre. He is father. he knows corn pollen path. he has grazing permit and you all know how we respect livestock. he has sheep. we have someone who respects our way of life. […]