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November 8, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
A slate of Navajo Indian candidates running against Anglo-dominated government in a rural Utah county was soundly defeated Tuesday. Only one of the six Navajos was elected. Mark Maryboy, a Navajo Indian, was reelected to the three-member San Juan County commission. The Navajo candidates for county clerk, treasurer, assessor, recorder and sheriff were all defeated by wide margins.
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November 8, 1989 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Democrat David N. Dinkins became New York City's first black mayor by defeating Republican Rudolph W. Giuliani on Tuesday, while Democrat L. Douglas Wilder, a grandson of slaves, claimed the Virginia governorship in a close contest with Republican J. Marshall Coleman. The apparent victory for Wilder, now Virginia's lieutenant governor, would make him the first black to win election as a governor in U.S. history.
NATIONAL
April 30, 2006 | Nicholas Riccardi, Times Staff Writer
Four years ago, U.S. Rep. Chris Cannon told the audience at a Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund dinner: "We love immigrants in Utah. We don't make distinctions between legal and illegal." Two weeks ago, the Utah Republican sent a video to party activists saying that he was tough on illegal immigration and that the nation had to secure its borders. What a difference a few years make in the contentious world of immigration politics.
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