2020 elections

  • ” Ola arcoíris” de legisladores LGBTQ para presionar por un cambio

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – La elección de 2020 se destaca por la llamada “ola arcoíris” de legisladores LGBTQ elegidos por primera vez en California y en todo el país. Por ejemplo, Todd Gloria es la primera persona LGBTQ y la primera persona de color en ser elegida alcaldesa de San...
  • “Rainbow Wave” of LGBTQ Lawmakers to Press for Change

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The 2020 election is notable for the so-called “rainbow wave” of LGBTQ lawmakers elected for the first time, in California and across the country. For example, Todd Gloria is the first LGBTQ person and the first person of color to be elected mayor of San Diego,...
  • Court Ruling, Biden Election Could Save AZ DACA Recipients

    MESA, Ariz. — Arizonans eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program are hopeful but cautious over a court ruling that could reverse a Trump administration policy that crippled the program. A federal judge last week declared the appointment of Chad Wolf as interim Secretary of Homeland...
  • Decisión judicial y elección de Biden podría salvar a los beneficiarios de DACA en Arizona

    MESA, Ariz. – Los arizonenses elegibles para el programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia, o DACA, tienen esperanzas pero son cautelosos ante un fallo judicial que podría revertir una política de la administración Trump que paralizó el programa. Un juez federal declaró la semana pasada...
  • 66 MILLION REASONS TO VOTE

    More than 66 million voters had already cast their ballots at the time of writing this column, one week before the November 3 elections. This equates to nearly 20 million more votes than were cast early during the 2016 election. If the goal was simply to break records, the...
  • 66 MILLONES DE RAZONES PARA VOTAR

    Más de 66 millones de votantes ya habían emitido su voto al momento de escribir esta columna, a una semana de las elecciones del 3 de noviembre. Esto equivale a casi 20 millones de votos más de los que fueron emitidos anticipadamente durante las elecciones del 2016. Si el...
  • People with Disabilities Face Extra Obstacles in Voting

    NEW YORK – People living with disabilities have often faced physical obstacles to casting their votes, but their advocates say voting by mail can present a different set of challenges. In every election, people with disabilities have encountered polling places that lack wheelchair ramps or other accommodations. But now,...
  • Las Personas con Capacidades Limitadas Enfrentan Obstáculos Adicionales al Votar

    New York, NY – Para las personas que viven con capacidades diferentes, incluso emitir un voto puede representar todo un conjunto nuevo de obstáculos. Comenta Mónica Bartley, organizadora de contacto comunitario en el Centro para la Independencia de las Personas Discapacitadas New York (“Center for Independence of the Disabled...
  • For National Voter Registration Day, Voters Urged to Make a Plan

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – September 22 was National Voter Registration Day, and good-government groups say it’s more important than ever. Millions of citizens have not yet registered. So Jonathan Mehta Stein, executive director at California Common Cause, is working to spread the word: Every vote counts. “For a lot of...

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