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Crosscurrents

The Latino Vote Is Not a Monolith: El Tecolote Editor Reflects On The Election

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A poll worker staffs a voting station in San Francisco on election night.

El Tecolote is the Bay Area’s longest running bilingual newspaper. It covers areas with Spanish speaking voters, such as East Palo Alto. Looking at the 2020 election results, there have been some wins and some losses for local organizers in those communities, plus lots of conversation about the Latino vote. 

In this interview, El Tecolote’s editor-in-chief, Alexis Terrazas shares his thoughts. Click the play button above to listen.

This interview was produced with help from Marissa Ortega-Welch. 

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Hana Baba is host of Crosscurrents, KALW's weeknight newsmagazine that broadcasts on KALW Public Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area.