Daily Archives: March 7, 2016


Texas has never elected a Latina to Congress

More than 5 million Latinas live in Texas, whose voters have sent 17 Hispanic men to Congress — and no Latinas. Texas’ Hispanic population in 2014 numbered 10.4 million—with the female Hispanic population totaling nearly 5.2 million residents. Put another way, Latinos made up about 39 percent of the state’s nearly 27 million residents in…

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