Indian Affairs, Rules Committees to Hold Roundtable on Voting Rights in Indian Country

Published July 16, 2018

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 17, at 10:00 a.m. ET, the Senate Committees on Indian Affairs and Rules and Administration will hold a roundtable on “Voting Rights, Access, and Barriers in Indian Country.”

U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, will be joined by tribal and state leaders to discuss the importance of ensuring that American Indians and Alaska Natives have equal access to the ballot box and an equal voice in our democracy.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

WHAT: Indian Affairs, Rules Committees to Hold Roundtable on Voting Rights in Indian Country

WHO:

U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), ranking member, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

Members of the Senate Committees on Indian Affairs and Rules and Administration

Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Secretary of State, New Mexico

Jefferson Keel, President, National Congress of American Indians

Julie Kitka, President, Alaska Federation of Natives

Russell Begaye, President, Navajo Nation

Kevin DuPuis, Chairman, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, Chairwoman, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head

Jacqueline de Leo, Senior Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund

Jim Tucker, Pro Bono Counsel, Native American Voting Rights Coalition

WHEN: Tuesday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. MT.

WHERE: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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