April 28, 2015
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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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.