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The Complete Timeline of the Navajo Presidential Dispute by Paul Spruhan :: SSRN

The article is a complete timeline of the events in the Navajo Nation’s presidential election dispute from April, 2014, when the candidates filed their applicat Source: The Complete Timeline of the Navajo Presidential Dispute by Paul Spruhan :: SSRN The article is a complete timeline of the events in the Navajo Nation’s presidential election dispute […]

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 Nation Election director and 11 Navajo Council delegates facing contempt charges

The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has been asked to hold 11 Navajo Nation Council delegates in contempt of court for voting for the nullification of the 2014 Navajo Nation Primary Election for the presidential race so a new June 2015 Primary Election for the presidency and a special August 2015 General Election for the presidency […]

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 […]

Navajo Council approves pro-rating of filing fees to fill vacant positions

Navajo Council now on Legislation 0278-14: Relating to Law and Order, Naabik’iyati’ and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending 11 N.N.C. §26 by Authorizing the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors to Prorate Filing Fees for Elective Positions Filled by Appointment (Sponsor: Honorable Alton Joe Shepherd) COUNCIL DELEGATE ALTON SHEPHERD This legislation allows for apointment and i […]

Former Navajo Election Board receive “Dear John” emails

Former Navajo Election Board Vice Chairperson Tom M. White Jr. said this morning, Nov. 13, that the former Board did not meet as they had planned at 9 a.m. at the Quality Inn Business Complex conference room in Window Rock, Ariz. White said that the decision for the board not to meet was decided after […]

Chris Deschene’s attorney claims third & fourth place presidential candidates will be challenged

The Navajo Supreme Court is now hearing arguments on why the Supreme Court should or should not issue an order to the Navajo Election Board and Office to comply with the Navajo Nation Office of Hearings and Appeals final order which disqualified Chris Deschene as a presidential candidate and the election law mandates that the […]

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, […]

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 […]