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He thought he avoided criminal charges, but now a second prosecutor is looking into the San Juan County clerk after he attempted to oust a Navajo candidate

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. Should the San Juan County clerk face criminal charges for falsifying a document in a failed attempt to boot a Navajo candidate from the November ballot? An outside prosecutor said no late last month. But that won’t be the final word, as the county attorney is seeking a second review of the controversy. The move comes

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San Juan County clerk who falsified a document to oust Navajo Willie Grayeyes from ballot won’t face charges

This article originally appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. In one of his last acts as county attorney, Grand County’s top prosecutor declined to file criminal charges against a San Juan County clerk who illegally booted a Navajo candidate — now a county commissioner — from the November ballot. Former Grand County Attorney Andrew Fitzgerald sent a letter to San Juan County prosecutors

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