Navajos help tip Arizona blue, and more on the elections from an Indigenous perspective

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Second Wednesday co-host Jacqueline Keeler joins Paul Roland for a Native election round-up

 

 

With the narrow exception of Bill Clinton in 1996, Arizona has voted Republican for president in every election going back to Harry Truman in 1948. Though this year's race is also very slim (and as of this writing the lead is still narrowing), it appears that Arizona has flipped Democratic. And, with a massive 86% turnout, heavily for Biden, the Navajo Nation played a key role in that result.

And they're not the only tribe to play an important role in the 2020 elections.

 

https://www.colorlines.com/articles/native-american-voters-helped-swing-crucial-states-2020-presidential-election

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