Today’s Election Day: Get Out the Native Vote

November 04, 2014 –

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Native Vote volunteers have been working hard to get people to register to vote and to get them to the polls.  Over 110 new voters have been registered.  From left to right is Kumos Hubbard, Verna Simon, Paula Hopkins and Harold Simon.


MAYETTA:  The polls are open and the Native Vote volunteer team is urging all voters to get to the polls.  Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and registered voters that don’t know where to vote can find out at

Here in Mayetta, voters will vote at St. Francis Xavier Church that is located at the corner of James and 3rd Street.  The church is located one block west of the Middle School.

Voters that live near Holton will vote at the Jackson County Courthouse.


Voters must show their ID cards before voting.


Rides are available for those who wish to vote today by calling Paula Hopkins at 785.383.5844 or the Firekeepers Elder Center at 785.966.0040.


A Native Vote Election potluck will also be held tonight at 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Bingo Hall.


Below are some photographs taken at the Mayetta precinct today by the News:

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Liz Aitkens voted this morning in Mayetta.


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Billie Jim(far left) and Billie Price signing in to vote in Mayetta today.

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 PBPN veteran Roy Hale before casting his vote in Mayetta.

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Mary Young getting ready to vote.

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Linda Hale after casting her vote this morning.


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Left to right:  Alvina LaClair, Kitty Shopteese and Sara Gartenmayer all wore their Native Vote t-shirts today at the Elder Center.