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• • Lawyers want judge to redraw Legislative district boundaries (Rapid City Journal) 12/12/04

• • Washington court to consider felon voting rights (Indianz.com) 11/09/04

• •Order broadens use of Indian IDs (Star Tribune) 10/30/04

• •Suit seeks broader use of Indian ID for voting (Star Tribune) 10/29/04

• •Lower Brule, state at odds over interpretation of voting law (Argus Leader) 10/21/04

• •Blaine County to decide Friday if it will take voting rights appeal to high court (Great Falls Tribune) 10/21/04

• •Blaine County weighs appeal in voting rights case (The Havre Daily News) 10/11/04

• •Tribal leaders sees Indians having role in election (AP) 7/30

• •>American Indian swing vote gets convention notice (Indian Country Today) 7/29

• • S.D. Tribes Question Photo ID Voter Law (Argus Leader) 07/16

• •Counting on Indian Country (Argus Leader) 07/11

• •Voter ID Hearings Set (Rapid City Journal) 07/08

• •Repeal of Voter ID Law Urged (Rapid City Journal) 07/07

• •Tribal Panel of Judges Upholds Vizenor Win (in-forum.com) 07/07

• •American Indians Being Pushed to Polls This Year (The Day) 06/30 * requires sign

• •Nelson Refers Daschle Concerns to Authorities (Rapid City Journal) 06/29

• •Pequot Role Seen in Crucial Election (Hartford Courant) 06/27 * requires sign

• •Irregularities in Voting Spur Suit (Rapid City Journal) 06/27

• •Navajos and MTV to 'Rock the Vote' in Lupton (Gallup Independent) 06/22

• •Daschle Launches Initiative Aimed at Voters Rights (Rapid City Journal) 06/22

• •Voter Hearings Sought (Rapid City Journal) 06/15

• •ID Law Denies Some Indians Vote, Group Says (Argus Leader) 06/11

• •Voting Problems Could Spawn Lawsuits (Rapid City Journal) 06/10

• •Voting Problems Reported by Indians in SD (Rapid City Journal) 06/03

• •Recounts Mark Blackfeet Tribal Primaries (Great Falls Tribune) 06/03

• •Finding a Voice in Politics (LA Times) 05/22 * requires sign

• •Hopi Indian Tribe Votes Down Casino (Grand Forks Herald) 05/20

• •Petitions to Recall Thurston County Attorney Arrive too Late (Sioux City Journal) 05/18

• •Judge: Voting Ruling to Come (Rapid City Journal) 05/04

• •Navajo Nation to Take 3rd Vote on Gambling (Arizona Republic) 04/28

• •ACLU Finishes Case in Voting Rights Trial (Rapid City Journal) 04/23

• •Omaha, Winnebago Tribes to Conduct Candidate Forum (Sioux City Journal) 04/20

• •Witnesses Testify on Racism at ACLU Trial (Rapid City Journal) 04/15

• •Indian ‘Supermajority' Decried (Rapid City Journal) 04/14

• •Indian Voting Rights Trial Begins (Rapid City Journal) 04/13

• •Court Agrees Blaine County's Old Vote System Illegally Discriminated against Indians (Billings Gazette) 04/08

• •Tribes Begin Voter Registration Drive (Sioux City Journal) 03/10

• •BIA Upholds RB Election (Havre Daily News) 02/10

• •Voter-registration Fraud Dropped (Argus Leader) 01/29

• •Rocky Boy's Voters Approve Amendments, Wait for Validation (Great Falls Tribune) 01/10


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