23rd Navajo Nation Council take oath of office

Here at Inauguration of 23rd Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Board of Election Supervisors, and Navajo Board of Education at the Window Rock High School Fighting Scouts Events Center in Fort Defiance, Ariz. Navajo Nation Judge Victoria R. Yazzie finished giving the oath of office to the 23rd Navajo Nation Council. Before the giving the oath […]

The Inauguration of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Board of Election Supervisors, Navajo Board of Education has started

Here at the Window Rock High School Fighting Scouts Events Center in Fort Defiance, Ariz., where the Inauguration Ceremony for the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, Navajo Nation Board of Election Supervisors, and Navajo Nation Board of Education is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. It is now 10:24 a.m. and the events center, which seats […]

Navajo Council Delegate Leonard Tsosie supports nullification of primary presidential election, holding of new primary presidential election

Naabi is having a very lengthy debate on Legislation 0373-14 An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Budget and Finance Committee; Naa’bik’iyati’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the Total Amount of $1,559,250, to be Distributed in the Amounts of $877,500 to District Grazing […]

Does Navajo Election Board have responsibility to present valid voting ballot?

CHIEF JUSTICE HERB YAZZIE Has there ever been a rule or a regulation promulgated by the Election Board on this rule to move the next presidential candidate up into second place. JUSTIN JONES, plaintiff for Hank Whitethorne the election board has the authority to enforce, interpret election code and be consistent. what is happening now, […]

Navajo Supreme Court hearing jurisdictional arguments

The Navajo Nation Supreme Court hearing on the Writ of Mandamus has started. Chief Justice Herb Yazzie and Associate Justices Eleanor Shirley and Irene Black introduced themselves in the Navajo language. Chief Justice asked petitioners to introduce themselves: David Jordan for Dale Tsosie. Justin Jones for Hank Whitethorne. Chief Legislative Counsel Levon Henry for Navajo […]

“The election board is not creating crisis,” Election Board President Charley said.

Navajo Nation Attorney General Harrison arrived at 9:32 a.m. and Election Board President Wallace Charley immediately called meeting to order. Election Director Edison Wauneka is reading proposed agenda. Supervisors Michael Coan and Ruth Watson make motion to adopt agenda. Vote on adopting agenda is 8 in favor, 0 opposed. ELECTION BOARD PRESIDENT WALLACE CHARLEY Election […]

Here at the Navajo Election Board meeting room

I’m here at the Quality Inn Business Complex conference room in Window Rock, Ariz., where the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors is scheduled to begin their special meeting at 9 a.m. today, Oct. 16, 2014. The meeting is reportedly about the Writ of Mandamus that was filed with the Navajo Supreme Court by the attorneys […]

Navajo Nation Supreme Court asked to order Election Board and Office and Chris Deschene to comply with Navajo law

A Writ of Mandamus was filed by the attorneys of presidential candidates Dale Tsosie and Hank Whitethorne with the Navajo Nation Supreme Court today, Oct. 14, 2014, to order the Navajo Board of Election Supervisor, the Navajo Election Administration and disqualified presidential candidate Chris Deschene to comply with the Oct. 9, 2014, order of the […]

Proposed Navajo Council legislation would remove Navajo language fluency for presidential candidates

Navajo Nation Council Delegate Lorenzo Curley is sponsoring proposed Navajo Nation Council legislation that would remove Navajo laws that mandate that presidential candidates speak the Navajo language fluently. Legislation 0281-14, which is titled “An Act relating to Law and Order, Naabik’iyati’ and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending language fluency requirements of the Navajo Nation Election […]