‘We should all be represented’: Rhode Island could send the first Afro-Latina to Congress
A crowded Democratic primary for a Rhode Island congressional seat next month could see the Ocean State send its first person of color to the U.S. House and give Congress its first Afro-Latina.
The special election to replace retired Rep. David Cicilline has attracted a whopping 12 Democratic candidates, including Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos, who is Afro-Latina. Two other Latinas — state Sens. Sandra Cano and Ana Quezada — and at least five other candidates of color are also running for the solidly blue seat.
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