En partes del Distrito 7, el conteo insuficiente subió hasta un 20% en el censo de 2010. Cambiar esto necesitará el esfuerzo de todos.
In parts of District 7, undercount rose as high as 20% in the 2010 census. Changing that takes all parties.
Philadelphia’s District 7 is known as ‘El Barrio’ for its predominant Hispanic population. The largest portion of that population hails from Puerto Rico, where Election Day is celebrated like a holiday and turnout is massive. But District 7 has the city’s lowest voter turnout rate.
District 7 has the lowest voter turnout in Philadelphia. AL DÍA was there on May 21 talking to voters.
It was a close race for the incumbent, who’s now won four straight democratic nominations for the district’s council seat.
State Representative Angel Cruz recently spoke with AL DÍA about his showdown with rival Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez in the Democratic primary election on May 21.
The long-time rivals clash for the District 7 City Council seat in Democratic primary election on May 21.
Manny Morales, a Puerto Rican block captain, committee person for the 62th ward and former state labor investigator announced his candidacy on Feb. 16
El puertorriqueño Manny Morales, capitán de bloque, miembro del comité del precinto 62 y ex investigador del Departamento de Trabajo de Pensilvania, presentó su candidatura el pasado 16 de febrero.