Effort To Get Out The Native American Vote Spans Arizona 22 Tribes

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 3:51pm
Updated: Friday, October 21, 2016 - 3:53pm
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Majerle Lister, 22, supported Bernie Sanders before the primary. He’s waiting to see if Hillary Clinton will take a stand on issues important to him like tribal sovereignty, the environment and water.

Voters who live on the Navajo Nation have received attention in recent elections for the impact they’ve had on Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.

But there are concerted efforts during this cycle to get more members of all of Arizona’s 22 tribes registered to vote and casting their ballots before or on November 8.

KJZZ's The Show learned more about that from Maria Dadgar, executive director of the Inter Tribal Association of Arizona.

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