2018 Navajo Nation presidential election

The Navajo Nation presidential election of 2018 was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.[1] The candidates for President of the Navajo Nation in the general election were Jonathan Nez and Joe Shirley, Jr.[2] Jonathan Nez and running mate Myron Lizer won the election.[3]

Navajo Nation presidential election, 2018
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Nominee Jonathan Nez Joe Shirley, Jr
Running mate Myron Lizer Buu Nygren
Popular vote 39,783 20,146
Percentage 66.38% 33.62%

President before election

Russell Begaye

Elected President

Jonathan Nez

The primary election was held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 between 18 candidates for the office of Navajo Nation President.[4]

ResultsEdit

Jonathan Nez received 39,783 votes while Joe Shirley, Jr. received 20,146 votes.[5]

A referendum for a salary increase[6] for President and Vice-President did not pass with 37,693 votes against and 18,802 votes for.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 Navajo Election Calendar" (PDF). Navajo Nation Election Administration. 2017-04-21. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-10-13. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  2. ^ "Voters back Nez, Shirley in Navajo Nation presidential race". Farmington Daily Times. 2018-08-29. Archived from the original on 2018-08-30. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  3. ^ Smith, Noel Lyn (2018-11-08). "Voters on the Navajo Nation elect president, council delegates". Farmington Daily Times. Archived from the original on 2018-11-08. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  4. ^ "Official 2018 Navajo Nation Election Candidates" (PDF). Navajo Nation Election Administration. 2018-08-15. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-10-13. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  5. ^ a b "2018 Navajo Nation General Election Unofficial Results" (PDF). Navajo Nation Election Administration. 2018-11-06. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-11-09. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  6. ^ Smith, Noel Lyn (2018-09-11). "Salary proposal for president, vice president sent to Begaye". Farmington Daily Times. Archived from the original on 2018-09-11. Retrieved 2018-11-09.

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