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Recount upheld in Standing Rock chairman runoff

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A tribal election commission upheld the results of last week's recount in a primary election for tribal chairman on Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The decision makes it likely that current chairman Ron His Horse Is Thunder will run against former chairman Charles Murphy in the tribe's general election in September. His Horse Is Thunder has only a one-vote lead over tribal vice chairwoman Avis Little Eagle, who was hoping to become the first elected woman to lead the tribe's government.