In S.D., Native Americans Face Voting Roadblocks Early voting in the United States is giving voters easier access to the polls. But if you're a Native American on the Rosebud or Pine Ridge reservations in South Dakota, early voting is not so easy. Most South Dakotans have the option to vote early in person at their local county courthouse or polling place. But this is not an option offered to these two reservations, which can't afford courthouses and are too poor to hire a full time country auditor. Voting rights advocates are crying foul.
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In S.D., Native Americans Face Voting Roadblocks

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In S.D., Native Americans Face Voting Roadblocks

In S.D., Native Americans Face Voting Roadblocks

In S.D., Native Americans Face Voting Roadblocks

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Early voting in the United States is giving voters easier access to the polls. But if you're a Native American on the Rosebud or Pine Ridge reservations in South Dakota, early voting is not so easy. Voting rights advocates are crying foul.

Charles Michael Ray reports for South Dakota Public Radio.