The Navajo Board of Election Supervisors and the Navajo Election Administration is established to afford every Navajo individual the opportunity to register to vote and to participate in tribal, county, state, and federal elections whether they reside on or off the Navajo Nation.

Navajo Nation Voter Registration

Navajo Nation Voter Registrars are available at most chapter houses. Voter registration is also available to Navajos living off the reservation. Some Indian Centers throughout the United States provide voter registration for the Navajo Nation. Any qualified Navajo living off of the Navajo Nation can request a voter registration form. Only the Election Administration can mail a voter registration form to the individual requesting the form.

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Arizona, Utah or New Mexico Voter Registration

Navajo Election Administration provides voter registration for the Navajo Nation Elections as well as the states of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah. The Navajo Election Administration provides voter registration for the Navajo Nation elections. The state registration forms Arizona, Utah or New Mexico can be picked up from our office, completed and mailed in to the County or State offices.

Navajo Nation Elections

The Navajo Nation Election Administration is responsible for all elections conducted within the Navajo Nation. The Navajo Nation Presidential Election is conducted every four years for the President, Vice-President of the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Nation Council and the Election Board.

The Navajo Nation Chapter Election is conducted every four years for the positions of the Chapter Officers (President, Vice-President and Secretary/Treasurer), Grazing Committee members, Land Board members, School Board members, Farm Board, Election Board and Kayenta Township Commission.

The Navajo Election Administration is also responsible for conducting Special Elections. Special elections are held to fill existing vacancies. Referendum Elections are conducted to afford the Navajo People to initiate changes to the Navajo Nation Government. There are several ways to put referendum on the election ballot.

Other elections, the Navajo Election Administration assists with other elections such the election of the Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council, student council elections at area schools. These other elections are provided as public service and voter education.

Navajo Nation Poll Officials

The Navajo Election Administration is always looking for poll officials to work the Navajo Nation Elections. Volunteers can call the Election Administration to see if poll officials are needed for any upcoming elections.

Poll Officials must meet the following qualifications:

  • Shall be able to read and write in English and converse fluently in the Navajo Language.
  • Shall attend one poll official training. *Only Chief Poll Judges are required to attend two (2) training sessions per election.
  • Shall not be a candidate for an elective office of the Navajo Nation.
  • Shall not openly support any candidate.
  • No person whose spouse, parent, child, brother, sister, or grandparent is a candidate on the ballot shall serve as a poll official within that percint or chapter.
  • Shall be an eligible, registered voter of the Navajo Nation.

Navajo Nation Election Administration
Toll Free #: 1-800-775-8683
Email Address: navajoelections@navajo-nsn.gov
   
Mailing Address   Office Location
     
Navajo Election Administration
P.O. Box 3449
Window Rock, Az 86515
  Navajo Nation Quality Inn Office Complex
Suite 212
Window Rock, AZ 86515

Fort Defiance Agency Election Office
Toll Free #: 1-866-800-4988
   
Mailing Address   Office Location
     
Navajo Election Administration
P.O. Box 3449
Window Rock, Az 86515
  Navajo Nation Quality Inn Office Complex
Suite 204
Window Rock, AZ 86515

Eastern Navajo Agency Election Office
Toll Free #: 1-888-508-6870
   
Mailing Address   Office Location
     
Eastern Navajo Agency Election Office
P.O. Box 1925
Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313
  Former Navajo Nation Public Safety
  Building
Intersection of Highway 9
  and Chaco Blvd.
Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313

Shiprock Agency Election Office
Toll Free #: 1-866-659-5842
     
Mailing Address   Office Location
     
Shiprock Agency Election Office
P.O. Box 4050
Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
  Navajo Nation Building #80
South of the East 7-2-11 Store
Shiprock, New Mexico 87420

Western Navajo Agency Election Office
Toll Free #: 1-888-508-4970
     
Mailing Address   Office Location
     
Western Navajo Agency Election Office
P.O. Box 1596
Tuba City, Arizona 86045
  Navajo Nation Building 2775
Southeast of the Community Center
4 Trailers east of the Industrial Laundry
Tuba City, Arizona 86045

Chinle Agency Election Office
Toll Free #: 1-866-387-9352
     
Mailing Address   Office Location
     
Chinle Agency Election Office
P.O. Box 649
Chinle, Arizona 86503
  Double wide trailer
located southwest of the
Chinle Chapter House
Chinle, Arizona 86504
     




2014 Navajo Nation Election
Calendar

  2014 General
Election Poster









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2014 Navajo Nation Election
Candidates as of June 6, 2014

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The Navajo Board of Election Supervisors were established in 1966 by Navajo Tribal Council.

Tom M. White, Jr.
Fort Defiance Agency

Lenora Fulton
Fort Defiance Agency

Jonathan Tso
Shiprock Agency

Wallace Charley
Shiprock Agency

Ruth Watson
Western Navajo Agency

Harry D. Brown, Sr.
Western Navajo Agency

VACANT
Chinle Agency

Norman L. Begay
Chinle Agency

Frannie George
Eastern Navajo Agency

Michael Coan
Eastern Navajo Agency

The Navajo Election Administration was established in 1970's as the Navajo Election Commission. Since that time, the office has gone through many changes in personnel, board and location.

Edison J. Wauneka
Executive Director

Johnny R. Thompson
Assistant Program Manager

Gloria Dennison
Records Clerk

Victoria McArthur
Legislative Reporter

Jonah P. Roanhorse
Senior Accountant

Helena Becenti
Office Assistant

Sally Tohannie
Voter Registration Specialist
Western Navajo Agency

Lena George
Office Assistant
Western Navajo Agency

Arlene Tso-Coan
Voter Registration Specialist
Eastern Navajo Agency

Vicky Lee
Office Assistant
Eastern Navajo Agency

Virginia Nelson
Voter Registration Specialist
Shiprock Agency

Alberta King
Office Assistant
Shiprock Agency

Veronica Curley
Voter Registration Specialist
Fort Defiance Agency

Tonia Dedman Burbank
Office Assistant
Fort Defiance Agency

Virgil Attson
Voter Registration Specialist
Chinle Agency

Marsenda Yazzie
Office Assistant
Chinle Agency

Kimmeth Yazzie
Program & Project Specialist

Randell Pinto
Voting Machine Technician

 
United States Department of Justice
Rock the Vote
 
Arizona Counties
Arizona County Recorders
Apache County Recorder
Navajo County Recorder
Coconino County Recorder
Arizona Secretary of State
 
New Mexico Counties
McKinley County Clerk
San Juan County Clerk
Sandoval County Clerk
Rio Arriba County Clerk
Bernalillo County Clerk
Cibola County
Socorro County
New Mexico Secretary of State
New Mexico Native American Election Information Program
 
Utah Counties
San Juan County Assessor
Utah Governor's Office
 
Phoenix Indian Center
Denver Indian Center
Salt Lake City Indian Center
San Diego Indian Center
National Indian Youth Council
 
The Navajo Nation
Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker
Navajo Nation President
Navajo Nation Vice-President