"For me, the driving force was that I wanted to be of service to others. It was a value I saw lived out in my family."
The city commissioner did not have political aspirations, but her experience working with nonprofit organizations led her to public service.
Preliminary data shows that Latinos overwhelmingly voted Democrat, while Latinas turned out in bigger numbers than Latino men.
Their representation in politics has always been scarce, but in the 2020 election there are more Latinas in the candidate pools than ever before.
"I say this every year," comedian Cristela Alonzo said. "I want us to get paid like a man."
Some domestic workers report that their employer didn’t offer an explanation of their termination or any compensation.
Unemployed Latinas in Florida are spending their time canvassing to make sure people vote.
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