Voting Barriers for Native Americans
For years it had been difficult for Indigenous People living on reservations to participate in the election of our government officials. It is not uncommon for polling places to be a great distance ( as much as a 5 hour journey!) from the reservations.
This election season will be the first in which voters in North Dakota must show an ID with a street address (no PO Boxes accepted.) This new reality will clearly prevent Native Americans from participating in their most fundamental rights as citizens.
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