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 […]

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 […]

New Navajo Council headed down same illegal road as old Council

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 […]

Speaker Pro Tem Bates says President Shelly could veto legislation to postpone election up to Aug. 31, 2014

Council now on Legislation No. 0346-14: Relating to Naabik’iyati’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Waiving Certain Navajo Election Code Provisions to Allow for a Special Election for the President of the Navajo Nation and Other Elective Offices (Sponsor: Honorable LoRenzo Bates, Honorable Roscoe Smith) SPEAKER PRO TEM BATES Why didn’t I select a date […]