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The candidate Verónica Escobar during a speech in the Texas primary elections. Photo courtesy of her campaign.

Former county judge and candidate for the 16th Congressional District in El Paso, Veronica Escobar is a living example of the Latino force in American politics.

Low voter turnout isn't a Latino problem, it's a Philadelphia problem

 02/19/2015 - 15:02
AL DÍA file photo.

I expected better from Tom Ferrick. In a Feb. 17 Next Mayor column, Ferrick asserts that mayoral candidate Nelson Diaz’s “Latino base” will not give Diaz a victory because Latinos experience low voter turnout rates. He makes an implicit (but erroneous) assumption that Diaz’s campaign strategy is limited to a Latino base in order to win the Democratic primary.

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Sabrina Vourvoulias