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Jonathan Nez received 39,783 votes for the 2018 Navajo Nation presidential election. (Image/Navajo Nation Elections Office)

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*Update* - Jonathan Nez elected president of Navajo Nation

First Native American women elected to U.S. House of Representatives

It was an exciting night for Native Americans and for the Navajo Nation as two Native women were elected to U.S. Congress for the first time ever and as Jonathan Nez was elected to be the next president of the Navajo Nation.