Tribes, ND Reach Deal To End Voter ID Law Suits

Law360 (February 13, 2020, 8:05 PM EST) -- Two tribes and individual Native American voters have agreed to settle two federal court suits challenging a North Dakota voter identification law, reaching a deal that will help voters overcome an allegedly discriminatory proof-of-address requirement.

The Spirit Lake Tribe, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the individual plaintiffs said in a joint statement with North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Thursday that they had reached an agreement in principle to end two separate suits challenging a state law requiring proof of a residential address to vote, after a federal judge refused to toss the tribes’ suit earlier this week....

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