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Updated: March 28, 2022 | 2:45 pm

Pennsylvania’s Latinos want more state lawmakers from their communities. New district maps offer that chance.

Pennsylvania’s Latinos are hoping with new political maps that they will see more lawmakers from their communities.

By Anthony Orozco, Gabriela Martínez and Sam Dunklau

Berks Republican lawmaker doesn’t seek another term in redrawn district

The long-time lawmaker’s coverage area was significantly changed to be more Democrat and diverse.

By Anthony Orozco

Latino groups push for bilingual trade schools in smaller Central Pennsylvania cities

A 40-year-old Latino organization in Lancaster is a model to help growing communities.
By Anthony Orozco

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Roberto Clemente

A documentary about an exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian who challenged racial discrimination to become baseball’s first Latino superstar.

By Fred Vigeant

Proposed Pennsylvania legislative maps don’t do enough to increase Hispanic representation, residents say

The commission’s nonpartisan chair also defended the redistricting process against accusations of partisan bias.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Bid to help Latinos win more seats misses mark, critics say

Proposals from the five-member Legislative Reapportionment Commission that must reflect a decade of demographic changes identified by the census actually narrowed opportunities for Latinos.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

How Pa. Latinos describe themselves is ‘ever-changing’ and ‘fluid’

Very few people describe themselves as LatinX, some are even bothered by the term. Others say they use multiple labels interchangeably.

By Anthony Orozco

Berks County reports 35 late bilingual ballots, most due to late post office delivery

Only a handful of bilingual ballots that came with incorrect voting instructions were sent in late by voters but the damage could be more than late ballots, voter advocates say.

By Anthony Orozco

Leaders call on Berks ‘to honor’ incorrect voting deadline sent to voters as county establishes new proofing protocol

The county does not have the power to extend the deadline, so groups are asking election officials to hold on to late ballots for a future investigation.

By Anthony Orozco