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Native Americans in Whiteriver, Arizona, are being denied the right to vote because their drivers licenses have post office boxes.

Republican challengers are forcing the Apaches to accept provisional ballots because they say they need a physical address on their IDs.

They are also turning these voters away, not telling them how to do the verification to make their provisional ballot good.

Update: Getting more information form the scene: Problem apparently limited to people who have moved recently.

We are working with the Navajo County officials in Holbrook and state Democratic lawyers in Phoenix, but could use help and advice.


Sorry for the short diary. Will update with more information.

Originally posted to EricAZ on Tue Nov 04, 2008 at 10:40 AM PST.

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