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Even in the Most Hispanic Cities in Kansas, Getting Elected as a Latina Is an Uphill Battle

Janeth Vasquez goes door to door during her campaign to become Liberal's first Latina city commissioner. (Photo by David Condos, Kansas News Service)

In a pair of predominantly Hispanic southwest Kansas communities, two women try to become the first Latinas voted into local office. Elections earlier this month show both how far Latina candidates have come and how many barriers they still face.
 

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