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Election 2014

Navajo Election Board of Supervisors still has questions on Council bill, Court order

The Navajo Board of Election Supervisors convened most of its special meeting in executive session Monday to discuss the 2014 General Election.

Election 2014

Election board waiting for Shelly’s decision on language bill

Once Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signs or vetoes an emergency bill that amends the language qualifications for elected positions, including the presidency and vice-presidency, the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors will then decide how to proceed with the Nov. 4 general election.

Election 2014

Council passes legislation to let voters decide if candidate is fluent in language

After hours of seemingly endless debating, the Navajo Nation Council voted just after midnight to remove the Navajo language requirement from qualifications to run for Navajo Nation President.

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Council recesses again but this time due to Solar Eclipse

In respect of the solar eclipse, which will take effect from 3 p.m. to about 6 p.m. local time, the Navajo Nation Council agreed Thursday to recess until it passes.

Election 2014

High court orders postponement of general, removal of Deschene name from ballot

The Navajo Supreme Court, in a decision released on Thursday, has ordered the postponement of the November 4 tribal election for Navajo Nation president.

Election 2014

‘I want my vote to count’

There was hope early this week that there would be a final decision by the time this issue of the Navajo Times went to press on all matters dealing with the upcoming election for Navajo Nation president.

Election 2014

Interior Board of Appeals: Benally owes tribe at least $500,000

Joe Shirley Jr.’s vice presidential running mate Dineh Benally is accused of failing to repay the Navajo Nation hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Election 2014

Deschene responds to Supreme Court’s dismissal of his appeal

The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has dismissed the embattled Marine Corps vet’s appeal.

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Council votes to recess all items for fall session until Thursday

Because there isn’t any representation from 12 Navajo Chapters to begin acting on the slew of bills listed on its fall session agenda, the Navajo Nation Council voted Tuesday to recess until Thursday morning.

Election 2014

Shirley endorsed by Navajo Code Talker

As the Navajo Supreme Court and the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors continued with plans to address the situation with Chris Deschene, his opponent, Navajo Nation presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jr., continued to campaign.