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Vice president-elect Jonathan Nez, President Ben Shelly and President-elect Russell Begaye stand in the Office of the President April 23. Photo/Rick Abasta

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Begaye wins Navajo Nation presidential election

Ten chapter recount finds no discrepancies, official transition takes place May 12

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