Native Americans rank lower than any other ethnic group in the US for voter turnout, and it’s not because they’re less passionate about voting. There’s a long history of changes in voter rights laws in several states which has made it harder for them to take advantage of this constitutional right.
This has serious consequences: In 2008, Native Americans had the lowest percentage voter turnout among any minority group. According to a report from think tank Demos, only 78% of Native Americans who were registered turned out to vote that year. That’s compared to 92% among black registered voters, and 84% of Hispanic voters.[...]