ND Official Says Tribes Can't Bring Claims Over Voter ID Law

Law360 (August 23, 2019, 7:14 PM EDT) -- North Dakota's secretary of state has pressed a federal judge to toss a suit by two tribes and several individuals challenging a state law that requires proof of a residential address to vote, saying the tribes don’t have standing to sue for their members or as an organization.

The Spirit Lake Tribe, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and a handful of individuals urged the court earlier this month to preserve their suit opposing the state’s voter-identification law, saying many Native American communities don’t assign residential street addresses and many tribe members may have a hard time securing required identification.

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