Heidi Heitkamp

My P.O. box is my real address and I vote

Think: you’re sitting on the U.S. Supreme Court. It’s time for the U.S midterms, so how would you vote to deprive voting rights to tens of thousands of poor, rural, non-whites, i.e. American Indians, with P.O. Boxes. In North Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Indiana, North Carolina and Georgia? The court just approved “State Rights” to do so.

These eight states have Republican governors, legislatures and election officials.

Depriving American Indians of their vote is poignant. During the 2012 national election, North Dakota’s Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp won with less than 1,000 votes.

American Indians were special supporters. They reside in the Federal...