Candidates In Fiercely Contested District Reflect Region's Changing Demographics

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Four people sit behind a table with a poster on the wall behind that reads "Leticia Perez - State Assembly"
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Latino Votes Could Determine Close Races, But Campaigns Aren't Asking For Them

In several of California's most competitive races, Latino voters could be decisive, which isn’t so surprising. But more than half of Latino voters who were recently polled say no campaign has asked for their vote.
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The Central Valley has been synonymous with conservative, small-government politics for a long time. But there’s a new state Assembly district in the Central Valley and the two candidates vying for the seat are both women, Democrats and people of color.
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