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Latinas Are Showing Up for Political Change. Now What?

This article is part of a series sponsored by and developed in partnership with AltaMed Health Services. AltaMed is on a mission to eliminate disparities in healthcare access and outcomes by providing superior quality health and human services through an integrated delivery system for Latino, multi-ethnic and often-overlooked communities in Southern California.

An increasing body of research is further validating that Latinas are a growing political force. A comprehensive 2018 study by UnidosUs of Latina voting turnout in the 2016 presidential election and the 2018 midterms reported that Latinas have an outsized impact on the overall Latino electorate in the U.S.

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