Jonathan Nez, Joe Shirley Jr. lead in unofficial primary results for Navajo presidency

Some candidates running for Navajo Nation President advanced in the primary election Aug. 28. (Photo/Adobe Stock)

Some candidates running for Navajo Nation President advanced in the primary election Aug. 28. (Photo/Adobe Stock)

2018 unofficial results from the Aug. 28 Primary Election

Navajo Nation presidential candidates

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Unofficial election results of the 2018 Navajo Nation primary Aug. 28. (PDF/Office of the Speaker)

Candidate Votes

  1. Jonathan Nez 14,105
  2. Joe Shirley, Jr. 6,947
  3. Tom Chee 6,411
  4. Dineh Benally 5,211
  5. Russell Begaye 3,883
  6. Tom Tso 3,415
  7. Hope M. Lonetree 2,368
  8. Alton J. Shepherd 1,767
  9. Emily Ellison 1,237
  10. Calvin Lee, Jr. 1,200
  11. Rex Lee Jim 956
  12. Shawn Redd 496
  13. Norman P. Brown 399
  14. Nick X. Taylor 389
  15. Trudie Jackson 233
  16. Vincent H. Yazzie 166
  17. Benny Bahe 161
  18. Kevin Cody 126

Nationwide of 110 polls reporting there were 50,612 ballots cast of the 88,007 registered voters and 57.51 percent voter participation.

More information about the primary election results is available at https://www.electionpeople.com/navajoprimaryshow/Show/Presidenthttps://www.electionpeople.com/navajoprimaryshow/Show/President

Information provided by Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker

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