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Navajo man leading county race in Utah after ballot fight

Navajo man leading county race in Utah after ballot fight

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Navajo man is winning a Utah county commission race where he fought get on the ballot for the first general election after a judge ruled that local voting districts were illegally drawn along racial lines. Votes counted as of Thursday show Democrat Willie Grayeyes […]

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Election Results: San Juan County

Election Results: San Juan County

Commission District 1 Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote BRUCE ADAMS REPUBLICAN 100.00% 1160 Commission District 2 Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote WILLIE GREAYEYES DEMOCRATIC 55.77% 817 KELLY G LAWS REPUBLICAN 44.23% 648 Commission District 3 Candidate % Popular Vote Popular Vote KENNETH MARYBOY DEMOCRATIC 100.00% 862 County Assessor […]

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US Justice Department to monitor election in san Juan County

US Justice Department to monitor election in san Juan County

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is sending a monitor to watch polls in a southeastern Utah county where Navajo voters form a slim majority. Tuesday marks the first general election in San Juan County since a federal judge ordered redistricting after finding racially gerrymandered districts illegally […]

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Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah (AP) — As tribes around the United States fight for increased access to the ballot box , Navajo voters could tip the balance of power in one Utah county in the first general election since a federal judge overturned their voting districts as illegally drawn to minimize Native American […]

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Judge sides with Utah county in Navajo voting rights case

Judge sides with Utah county in Navajo voting rights case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge is declaring that Utah’s San Juan County has made appropriate reforms after finding its previous political boundaries racially gerrymandered. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Judge Robert Shelby declined Monday to reopen the case in response to concerns from Navajo residents in the state’s […]

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Idaho teen who died in Moab dirt bike accident identified

Idaho teen who died in Moab dirt bike accident identified

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities have identified a 15-year-old boy who died in a dirt bike accident in Kane Creek in Moab. The Deseret News reports San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldridge identified the teen as Truette Rhoda of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Eldridge says Rhoda had been visiting eastern Utah with […]

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