Stories tagged: "election 2020"


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Puerto Rico’s Election Debacle Explained

An unprecedented amount of early votes and a new electoral law have affected the counting process. Three weeks later, there are still no certified winners.

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Brawl Breaks Out During Puerto Rico’s General Vote Audit

A judge ordered the local State Elections Commission to provide a list of early-voting requests to officials. The situation took a sudden turn for the worse.

Beyond-Voting
There Are More Ways to Generate Change Beyond Voting

Nearly 160 million people voted in this election—the highest turnout in over a century. What else can be done to contribute toward positive change?

Democrat Ricky Hurtado was the lone member of his party to win a contested race in deeply-red Alamance County. What does that mean for NC Latino voters?
What Ricky Hurtado’s Big Win in Alamance County Means for NC Latinos

A longtime NC advocate for Latino residents says the state is reckoning with a powerful new bloc of voters that could change party politics.

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Puerto Rican Olga González Becomes Kissimmee’s First Latina Mayor

The city commissioner did not have political aspirations, but her experience working with nonprofit organizations led her to public service.

A man rides his bike in front of a collapse house after 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico on January 11, 2020.
Puerto Rico Municipalities Most Affected by Natural Disaster Flipped Parties

Some 20 municipalities—especially those affected by recent earthquakes—moved away from their traditional political affiliations.

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Puerto Rico Just Elected Its Most Politically Diverse Senate Ever

Candidates from minority parties won senator-at-large races, ending the dominance of the two traditional parties on the island.