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Our View: Make it easier to vote

A group representing Native American rights have filed suit in federal court asking that satellite same-day-voter-registration offices be set up on three Montana Indian reservations, including Fort Belknap.

The plaintiffs contend that Montana's law allowing people to register to vote on Election Day is pretty meaningless if folks have to drive in from Fort Belknap Agency to the county seat in Chinook, more than 22 miles one way. That's even more meaningless if people have to travel from Hays at the far end of Fort Belknap to Chinook.

It's kind of late in the game. Election Day is in three week...


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