Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Regina Romero likely to become the first Latina and the first woman to serve as Tucson’s mayor

Regina Romero, a councilwoman in Tucson, Arizona, beat back two Democratic challengers to become the party’s mayoral candidate and be in position to potentially become the first Latina and the first woman to serve as the city’s mayor. Romero, 44, who was also the first Latina elected to the city council, will face an independent […]

Philadelphia may elect its first Latino mayor in coming weeks

Come May 19, Philadelphia may soon elect its first Latino mayor. Nelson Diaz, a former common pleas court judge, hopes to earn that title, thereby making the 67-year-old Puerto Rican the leader of the fifth largest city in the United States. Already, he has received support from prominent members of the Latino community. “It’s important […]