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Pablo Gonzalez, 21, grew up near this orchard outside of Zillah, Wash. He's now running for the state House in this newly majority–Latino district. (N3 Photo: Jessica Robinson)

Pablo Gonzalez, 21, grew up near this orchard outside of Zillah, Wash. He's now running for the state House in this newly majority–Latino district. (N3 Photo: Jessica Robinson)

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Why Can't This Man Win The Northwest's Most Hispanic District?

Jessica Robinson
09/26/2012

According to a database of the Northwest's elected officials, just a handful of Latinos hold state office in the region. But this year, Latino voters have an edge for the first time in one of the Northwest's major Hispanic hubs.

Redistricting gave them a majority. You might think the Latino candidate there would now be a shoo–in. Not so. Jessica Robinson has our latest story on why the region's largest minority group has so little clout in the political arena.



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