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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_voting_rights_in_Puerto_Rico

Voting rights of United States citizens in Puerto Rico, like the voting rights of residents of other United States territories, differ from those of United States citizens in each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia.Residents of Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories do not have voting representation in the United States Congress, and are not entitled to electoral votes for President.

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Although the committees of both the Republican Party and Democratic Party in Puerto Rico select voting delegates to the parties’ national presidential nominating conventions and state presidential primaries or caucuses, U.S. citizens living in Puerto Rico or the other territories cannot vote in federal elections unless they also maintain a ...

www.fairvote.org/puerto-rico-and-other-territories-vote-in...

The Republican presidential primary in Puerto Rico is a reminder of the lack of federal voting rights for Puerto Ricans and all U.S. citizens living in U.S. territories. Although citizens, they will be unable to vote in the general election for president and Congress.

academic.udayton.edu/race/02rights/citizen01.htm

The two groups of plaintiffs argued that Puerto Rico was entitled to national voting rights because its political status closely resembled that of a state. However, the court assumed that it was being asked to determine whether Puerto Rico had evolved into a de facto state and declined to settle the issue, invoking the political question doctrine.

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Fifty years ago the Puerto Rican community in New York City achieved a major milestone, the culmination of efforts since 1899 to open the vote to Puerto Rican voters on equal terms. Fifty years ago in August of 1965, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law.

www.pr51st.com/why-cant-puerto-rico-vote-for-president

So it isn’t so much that Puerto Ricans can’t vote, but that Puerto Rico, having no electors, can’t vote. Puerto Rico has no electors because Puerto Rico has no voting members of Congress and no senators. People from Puerto Rico can vote in presidential elections if they move to a state.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statehood_movement_in_Puerto_Rico

The statehood movement in Puerto Rico aims to make Puerto Rico a state of the United States.Five referenda have been held on the topic, most recently in 2017.The population of Puerto Rico in 2015 was over three million people and larger than 21 states.

www.pr51st.com/voting-rights-and-puerto-rico

Voting Rights and Puerto Rico. Millions of Americans went out yesterday to vote. 36 million voted early, and Tuesday’s voters completed a record turnout for midterm elections. Puerto Rico didn’t have the opportunity to vote for legislators yesterday. They don’t have any voting members in Congress, because Puerto Rico is a territory and ...

www.nbcnews.com/storyline/puerto-rico-crisis/puerto-rico...

Puerto Rico is a commonwealth, or territory of the U.S., so what does that mean? Here's a few things to know about the island's relationship to the mainland.

www.cnn.com/2017/10/03/politics/puerto-rico-citizens-trump/...

President Donald Trump is combating the perception that the federal government did less for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria than it's done for US states.