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In 2019, Regina Romero became the first Latina mayor of Tucson, Arizona, one of the 50 largest cities in the U.S.

There are about 26 million Latinas in the U.S.; yet, Latinas only make up 2.6% of Congress.

Catherine Cortez Masto took the oath of office in 2017 and became the first Latina to ever serve as a U.S. Senator.

Only 20 Latinas have ever served in the U.S. Congress. The first Latina representative was elected in 1989.

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