Over the years, NARF staff have provided expert testimony to state and federal legislators to help them understand the unique experiences of Native American voters. Much of our testimony is based on the findings included in our report, Obstacles at Every Turn: Barriers to Political Participation Faced by Native American Voters.
October 27, 2021
Oversight Hearing on “Voting Matters in Native Communities.” Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
October 20, 2021
Restoring the Voting Rights Act: Protecting the Native American and Alaska Native Vote. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution.
May 24, 2021
Voting In America: The Potential For Voter ID Laws, Proof-Of-Citizenship Laws, And Lack Of Multi-Lingual Support To Interfere With Free And Fair Access To The Ballot. U.S. Committee on House Administration Subcommittee on Elections.
April 22, 2021
Oversight of the Voting Rights Act: The Evolving Landscape of Voting Discrimination. U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
February 11, 2020
Native American Voting Rights: Exploring Barriers And Solutions. U.S. Committee on House Administration Subcommittee on Elections.
September 10, 2019
Evidence of Current and Ongoing Voting Discrimination. U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
July 17, 2018
Roundtable on “Voting Rights, Access, and Barriers in Indian Country.” U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
January 27, 2017
North Dakota Voter ID. Written Testimony of the Native American Rights Fund Regarding H.B. 1369. North Dakota House Committee on Veterans and Government Affairs.