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Mon May 23, 2022, 12:06 PM

Native votes gerrymandered

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/23/native-americans-arizona-redistricting-congressional-map

Redrawn Arizona congressional map drains Native American voting power
Tribal areas have been swept into a new majority Republican district where GOP candidates ignore Native issues

For Native Americans in Arizona, the recently redistricted US House map will mean a loss of political power once protected by the Voting Rights Act of 1965, leaving the state’s solidly Democratic tribal areas with the prospect of a fringe-Republican congressional representative.

Democrats supported by Indigenous voters won every election for the past ten years in a district drawn expressly to empower Native American voters by a redistricting commission that relied on input from the area’s various tribes in 2011.

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Response to cbabe (Original post)

Mon May 23, 2022, 12:15 PM

1. DAMN! that sucks.... why is this considered LEGAL?


Asking for a friend.......

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Response to secondwind (Reply #1)

Mon May 23, 2022, 12:24 PM

2. America has broken tribal promises forever - our treatment of native Americans is despicable.

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Response to cbabe (Original post)

Mon May 23, 2022, 01:32 PM

3. AZ tribal members voted overwhelmingly for Democrats in 2020

One big reason Biden won the state. Then, the repugs do this.

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