Federal Judge Refuses To Halt Tribal Primary Election

Archie Fool Bear Asked For Preliminary Injunction

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge has refused to delay a primary election on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. A tribal election commission had declared Archie Fool Bear ineligible for office because he allegedly owes the tribe money. Fool Bear disputes that and asked for a preliminary injunction to halt Wednesday’s primary. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland said federal courts…