Tag: Voting Rights

Group fights for equal voting access for Natives in Montana

March 9, 2016

Michaelyn Hawk, director of Indian People’s Action has told Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch that plans for satellite voting offices in Montana are not offering adequate access for Native Americans. It’s also noted that none of the counties is providing Election Day voter registration.  In October, McCulloch issued a directive stating Montana counties must… Read More >

Blackfeet Want County to Provide Satellite Voting Office for Remote Community

January 28, 2016

Blackfeet tribal officials want Pondera County officials to provide a satellite voting office in the remote reservation community of Heart Butte. The request is the latest development in an ongoing voting rights case stretching back to 2012, when plaintiffs from the Crow, Northern Cheyenne and Fort Belknap reservations sued the Montana Secretary of State and… Read More >

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