Puerto Ricans Send Strong Message They Favor Statehood in Tight Elections

Puerto Rican voters on Tuesday favored a ballot measure endorsing U.S. statehood but also unseated pro-statehood Republican Gov. Luis Fortuño. On Wednesday, Fortuño, a member of the New Progressive Party that supports statehood, conceded to his opponent Alejandro Garcia Padilla of the Popular Democratic Party, which wants the island commonwealth to maintain its current relationship with the United States. "Now it's time for us to come together as one people. The campaign is over," Fortuño...Full Story
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