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Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Lose Primary Bids

HeadlineAug 17, 2020

In election news, in Puerto Rico, Governor Wanda Vázquez on Sunday conceded the gubernatorial primary race for her party to Pedro Pierluisi. Pierluisi represented Puerto Rico from 2009 to 2017 in Congress. He said achieving statehood would be his top priority if he wins in November’s general election. Meanwhile, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz lost her bid to represent the Popular Democratic Party, which will be represented by Carlos Delgado in the general election.

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