Puerto Rico vote endorses statehood with asterisk

Apr 12 2014

Supporters of the pro-commonwealth Popular Democratic Party cheer while waiting for the arrival of their candidate for governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro Garcia Padilla as the first tallied votes mark a tendency in his favor early Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Incumbent Gov. Luis Fortuno conceded defeat to Garcia Padilla in a close election with a margin less than 1 percent. (AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)Puerto Ricans support U.S. statehood in a vote that members of the pro-statehood party say is the strongest sign yet it might lose its second-class status.

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    Originally posted 2012-11-08 18:02:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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