Native Voters Had To Learn About New Voter Laws On Their Own

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After North Dakota passed the voter ID law in 2013, the Secretary of State took over a year to post information about the new voting requirements on their website. Native voters were left on their own to learn about the North Dakota law, which often happened on Election Day when they were turned away because they lacked the requisite identification.

Source: The Comprehensive Field Hearing Report On Historical and Contemporary Barriers to Political Participation by Native American Voters. Boulder, CO: Native American Rights Fund, February 2020.

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