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Nora Vargas is the newly elected vice chair of the powerful San Diego Board of Supervisors.

This Latina landed a seat on the powerful San Diego County Board of Supervisors — a first for her community

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Latinos haven’t historically had representation on the board.

Ricky Hurtado, the first Latino candidate to run for North Carolina's House of Representatives, poses for a portrait by a mural in Graham on March 10, 2020. It's been a tumultuous few months for Hurtado. In November, the 32-year-old son of a Salvadoran im

What impact will Latino voters have on North Carolina in the future?

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Leticia Arcila has voted in local and state elections. This is her first presidential election.

This young Latina calls health insurance ‘life-changing.’ She hopes Biden will help everyone get it.

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Latino teen hopes the Republican Party can reform itself

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Izcan Ordaz says Texas conservatism has influenced his politics.

After 2020 election, first-time Latino voter worries about a divided US

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Adela Diaz says the coronavirus pandemic has brought new urgency to her college major in public health.

A young Latina voter in Arizona reflects on the contentious 2020 election

Adela Diaz, an 18-year-old Latina, recalled a tense night on Nov. 3, after she voted in her first US presidential election.

Volunteers assemble signs before a rally for Democratic US Senate candidate Jon Ossoff and former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro in Lilburn, Georgia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. 

Latino communities targeted by disinformation ahead of Georgia’s Senate runoffs

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Georgia’s Senate runoffs are set for Jan. 5. And just like with the presidential election, there’s concern about mis- and disinformation targeting the state’s voters — including its growing Latino community.  

A supporter holds up a large sign during a rally.

‘Georgia, all eyes are on you’: Activists galvanize Latino voters ahead of runoffs 

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Since the 1990s, Georgia’s Latino community has grown steadily. Their votes could now make a difference in the hotly contested runoff races that will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the US Senate. 

A woman is shown wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and jacket with a home in the distance flying a tattered US flag.

Now what? Young Latinos struggle post-election to find their place in US

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In Spokane, Washington, Michelle Aguilar Ramirez is met with cold stares when she speaks Spanish. With demographic changes and political shifts, many Latinos like Ramirez are now trying to find their place in a divided United States.

Three women related to each other stand together outside for a portrait wearing casual clothes and makeup.

Two sides of a Mexican American family show how identity and politics diverge

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Marlene Herrera’s parents split up when she was young, and she divides her time between their households. While her father’s side supported Trump, her mother’s side mostly rooted for Biden.