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Nineteen candidates recently filed to run in the 2018 presidential election for the Navajo Nation. Presidential hopefuls include current tribal President Russell Begaye, Vice President Jonathan Nez, three women and others who have previously held or sought the tribe’s top two elected positions. (Stock photo)

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Navajo presidential race draws record field of candidates

The race to become president of the country’s largest American Indian reservation has drawn a record number of candidates with 19 filing for the office.