Latino rights group pressures U.S. Justice Department over voting irregularities
Latino rights group pressures U.S. Justice Department over voting irregularities
- 07/24/2012 by Jose Santiago (WBAI)

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One of the nation’s oldest Latino Rights organizations is continuing to pressure the U.S. Justice Department to investigate possible voting irregularities in the recent primary race between Congress-member Charles Rangel and State Senator Adriano Espaillat.

Rangel was ultimately declared the winner but not before a Board of Elections recount and lawsuit filed, but later dropped, by Espaillat.

While the outcome of the election seems secure, the organization Latino Justice PRLDEF, has now sent a second letter to the Justice Department outlining its concerns over the many obstacles Spanish-dominant voters encountered when they went to the polls.

Juan Cartagena is President and General Counsel of Latino Justice/Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund…

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