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  1. Candidate ruled ineligible for council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Farmington Daily Times

    The Office of HeariChief Hearing Officer Richie Nez determined Begay's employment with Gallup Indian Medical Center at the time he filed his candidacy papers was in violation of the tribal election code and the results of the special election is void Candidate ruled ineligible for council seat The Office of HeariChief Hearing Officer Richie Nez determined Begay's employment with Gallup Indian Medical Center at the time he filed his candidacy papers was in violation of the tribal election code and the results of the special election is void Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel R. Begay stands outside Window Rock District Court on March 14. Begay was found guilty of misusing a financial assistance program designed to help tribal ... (more)

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  2. Tribe's high court reverses election decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Farmington Daily Times

    Tribe's high court reverses election decision The Navajo Nation Supreme Court returned an election matter regarding a vacant council seat to a lower court. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: FARMINGTON - The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's decision about a special election to fill a vacant seat on the tribal council.

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  3. Interim delegate will represent five chaptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Farmington Daily Times

    Interim delegate will represent five chapters Peterson B. Yazzie was sworn in on Wednesday to temporarily represent five chapters on the Navajo Nation Council. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Peterson B. Yazzie, left, takes the oath of office to serve as an interim delegate on the Navajo Nation Council on Wednesday in the council chamber in Window Rock, Ariz.

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  4. Naschitti Chapter member wins delegate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Farmington Daily Times

    Naschitti Chapter member wins delegate seat Naschitti Chapter member Steven Begay is elected Tuesday to fill vacancy on the Navajo Nation Council. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: According to the unofficial results released late this evening, Begay received 731 of the 2,534 total ballots cast from the five chapters.

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  5. Former Navajo Council delegate Mel Begay sentenced to three years for fraudRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Navaho Hopi Observer

    Navajo-Hopi Observer WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Former Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel Begay was sentenced to jail for three years, followed by a year of probation, restitution and community service for his role in abusing the Navajo Nation discretionary fund.

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  6. Delegate ordered to serve 3 years jail time, pay restitution of $33,400Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    After more than two hours of discussion, former Navajo Nation Council delegate Mel R. Begay was given a three-year jail sentence after being found guilty of committing fraud and submitting false vouchers to the tribe. Window Rock District Court Judge Carol Perry gave him the maximum sentence of 365 days on the fraud charge and on two of the nine false voucher charges.

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  7. Former delegate's removal challenge deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Farmington Daily Times

    Former delegate's removal challenge denied The grievance filed by former Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel R. Begay was dismissed on Thursday. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: FARMINGTON - The Navajo Nation Office of Hearings and Appeals has dismissed a grievance that sought to overturn the removal of Mel R. Begay from the Navajo Nation Council.

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  8. Candidacy filing period open for council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Farmington Daily Times

    The candidacy filing period is open to fill the vacancy left by former Navajo Nation Council delegate Mel R. Begay. Candidacy filing period open for council seat The candidacy filing period is open to fill the vacancy left by former Navajo Nation Council delegate Mel R. Begay.

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  9. Begay found guilty of misusing tribal moneyRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Navaho Hopi Observer

    A jury found Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel R. Begay guilty on 10 criminal counts related to giving $34,000 of discretionary fund money to family members. After seven days in trial, the six-member jury from the Navajo Nation, three men and three women, deliberated for less than three hours before returning guilty verdicts for conspiracy to commit fraud and nine counts of submitting false vouchers for Navajo Nation money.

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  10. Nation delegate faces removal after convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Farmington Daily Times

    Nation delegate faces removal after conviction Election office waits for notification after Delegate Mel R. Begay's conviction on 10 criminal charges. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel R. Begay stands outside the Window Rock District Court on March 14 after his trial on allegations he misused money in a tribal fund.

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  11. Delegate found guilty of misusing fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Farmington Daily Times

    Delegate found guilty of misusing funds Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel R. Begay was found guilty of 10 counts of misusing a financial assistance program. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Navajo Nation Council Delegate Mel R. Begay, left, and his attorney, Jeffrey Rasmussen, leave the Window Rock District Court on Wednesday after a jury found Begay guilty for misusing a tribal financial assistance program.

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