Published October 12, 2018
CROWNPOINT, N.M. — The first of the 2018 Navajo Nation presidential debates will now begin at 5 p.m., and will include a debate between Jonathan Nez and Joe Shirley Jr.’s running mates, Myron Lizer and Buu Nygren. The presidential debate will take place on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Navajo Technical University’s Wellness Center and will be hosted by NTU, Navajo Times, and KTNN.
Doors to the debate will now open at 4 p.m., and tribal, state, and federal politicians can set up informational booths by 3 p.m. Navajo Nation Broadcasting, KTNN-KWRK, and 107.3 KCZY will be providing remote broadcasts of the presidential debate; however, the vice presidents’ debate will not be aired.
The Navajo presidential election will take place on November 6, 2018, the same day as the national mid-year term general election. Facing off for the top elected Navajo Nation election are Jonathan Nez, current vice president and Joe Shirley, who previously served as president of the Navajo Nation.
For more information about the 2018 Navajo Nation Presidential Debate or to reserve space for a political booth, contact Daniel Vandever at dvandever@navajotech