Stories tagged: "elections"


Texas-election-democrats
Meet the 10 Democrats That Could Flip Texas’ 6th District Seat

As a result of Rep. Ron Wright's death, 23 candidates—including 10 Democrats—will be vying for the vacant seat in an election on May 1.

Jeff Rosenfield/Cronkite News
A Place at the Table: Latinas in Arizona Strive for Representation in Politics

Latinos are a growing force in the nation’s political landscape, even as they lag in election to public office in Arizona. Esme Franco Ruiz is passionate about her work in politics—even though she despises politics. “I don’t like politics because it tends to be very, very shady,” she said. “I don’t appreciate how it’s a...

President-elect Joe Biden will claim his Electoral College victory today as state electors meet around the country.
President-Elect Biden Wins Electoral College

After weeks of false claims and baseless lawsuits from Trump, state electors meet to make Biden's win official.

georgia-latino
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Pearl Jam Team Up for Latino Voter Push in Georgia

The Georgia Senate runoff election results will be a defining moment that will set the stage for the incoming Biden administration and the country.

Image courtesy of Kristian Bob.
Kristian Bob Looks to Perreo as a Way to Examine Social Issues

The Puerto Rican artist is a a fan of socially-conscious music, and thinks urban music is the “ideal vehicle” for delivering a message.

mexico-president-biden
Latino Lawmakers Rip Mexico’s President for Refusing to Say Biden is the President-Elect

"I can't congratulate one candidate or the other. I want to wait until the electoral process is over," Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said.

Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images.
Next Stop, Georgia: The Fight Is on for Democrats to Turn out Voters in the State Runoff

A Latino organization will invest millions in Georgia to encourage Latino voter turnout for special runoff elections.