Request For A Ballot Drop Box Was Denied

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In 2017, the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservations requested that the Okanogan County Auditor provide a ballot drop box, but the request was denied. For a decade, efforts by the Tulalip Tribes to get a drop box from the county were rebuffed. They had to resort to creating their own lock box.”

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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