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Election 2014

Deschene case goes back to office of hearings and appeals

Dozens of people stood in line Friday morning at the Tuba City Judicial District to hear oral arguments regarding whether Christopher Clark Deschene should be disqualified from being a candidate for the office of the Navajo Nation President because he does not speak fluent Diné Bizaad.

Election 2014

Supreme Court to hear Deschene case

CHINLE – The Navajo Nation Supreme Court will hear oral arguments concerning whether Christopher Clark Deschene should be disqualified from running for Navajo Nation president because he is not fluent

Politics

Shelly vetoes funding for delegates’ assistants

WINDOW ROCK – When Oct. 1 arrives, politically appointed legislative district assistants like Celena McCray will no longer be on the payroll nor will they represent the Council delegates they

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Complaint against Deschene’s candidacy not filed in time

An attempt by a group of Navajos as well as unsuccessful candidates for president to get Chris Deschene removed from the general election ballot has failed. Officials for the Navajo

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Shirley selects 37-year-old Dineh Benally as VP running mate

Former Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. went for youth in picking his vice presidential candidate Tuesday. Dineh Benally, son of presidential candidate Donald Benally, is 37 with a master’s

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Lowe Atcitty, a longtime educator, to join Deschene on Nov. 4 general ticket

Hozho – the Navajo principle of balance with the natural world – is among a slew of reasons presidential hopeful Christopher Clark Deschene has selected Fannie Lowe Atcitty as his

Election 2014 Politics

Results of 2014 Tribal Council Races

Here are official results for Navajo Nation Tribal Council, as reported by the Navajo Nation Elections Administration. Download a PDF of the results provided by the Navajo Nation Election Administration:

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Deschene cites campaign that reached entire nation

“Yeego Chris! Yeego Chris! Yeego Chris!” Those were the words and chants coming from supporters of Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate Chris Deschene, who held blue and white campaign signs and

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Unofficial results of 2014 Navajo Nation presidential primary election

Unofficial results for Navajo Nation Presidential Primary, as reported by the Navajo Nation Elections Administration on Tuesday night, Aug. 26, 2014: 110 of 110 polls reporting Joe Shirley, Jr.: 10,910

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Crunching the numbers pays off for Shirley

“Eight more years!” was the chant to which a loud and triumphant cadre of Joe Shirley Jr. supporters stormed the Window Rock Sports Center Tuesday night, declaring victory in the