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Russelle Begaye (left) and his running mate Jonathan Nez (right) won the Navajo Nation Presidential election April 21. Submitted photo

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Begaye wins Navajo Nation Presidential election

former President Joe Shirley, Jr. falls short by 10,000 votes

After five months of delays, the Navajo Nation presidential election took place April 21. Russelle Begaye beat out two-term former President Joe Shirley, Jr. by 10,000 votes.