Ella Gobierna

Latinos represent 16% of the total population in the USA.  However I just discovered that out of the 513,200 elected officials only 5,850 are Latinos.  This means less than 2%.  Seriously? There is a scandalous disproportion of leadership positions based on our population. Not to my surprise, 1,574 of the elected Latinos happen to be women.  This means that less than 1% of our mujeres are serving in elected offices nationwide, in all levels of government. ...more