TONIGHT - Starting at 6pm PST FNX | First Nations Experience, Native Voice One, and Indian Country Today, are joining together to broadcast the first ever live national coverage of election night.
There are 103 Native Americans who are running for Congress, governor, lieutenant governor, as well as state legislatures.
The coverage will be hosted by Antonia Gonzales from Native Voice One and Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today. There will also be reports from Indian Country Today contributors from the candidates’ campaign headquarters, as well as other locations across the country.
In addition to the coverage, associate editor Vincent Schilling will be live-tweeting from Indian Country Today (@IndianCountry) and from his account (@VinceSchilling) using the hashtags #NativeElectionNight and #NativeVote18.
FNX | First Nations Experience is broadcasting Native Election Night Live from its studios in San Bernardino, California, starting` at 6 p.m. Pacific; 9 p.m. Eastern.
Indian Country Today is live streaming from VIMEO here:
Mark Trahant is editor of Indian Country Today, and the expert on American Indians and Alaska Natives who are running for office. Trahant is a citizen of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.
Antonia Gonzales is the anchor and producer of National Native News which airs on tribal and public radio stations across the United States and Canada. Gonzales is a member of the Navajo Nation.