Navajo President Jonathan Nez says he’ll seek reelection
SHONTO, ARIZONA (AP) - Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says he’ll seek a second term in office. Nez’s term as the tribe’s top elected leader has been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic. He announced a reelection bid over the weekend from his hometown of Shonto.
He highlighted his administration’s handling of COVID-19 and says he wants to ensure that plans to rebuild the economy and extend power and water lines continue. A handful of others have said they’ll seek the position. The deadline for presidential hopefuls to file for the job is May 4. The primary election is in August.
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