Posts Tagged: Darren Soto

Rep. Alan Grayson Calls for Presidential Votes for Puerto Rico

The people of Puerto Rico are natural-born citizens of the United States. This has been true since 1917, when Congress gave citizenship to everyone born in Puerto Rico. Yet people who live in Puerto Rico cannot vote in presidential elections, because the people of the United States don’t vote directly for president. They vote instead… Read more »

Florida’s Puerto Ricans Influence House Races

Puerto Rican voters in Florida are expected to influence the presidential election this year, and it looks as though they’re making their mark on congressional races as well. Kenneth McClintock, former Puerto Rico Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, and Senate President, has endorsed Democrat Stephanie Murphy, running in Florida’s 7th District against incumbent Congressman John… Read more »