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Yuma-Area Officials Join Arizona Latino Leaders Council For Biden

A group of elected officials in Yuma County have come out in support of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. 

Fresh off the Democratic National Convention, a group of more than 30 of Arizona’s top Latino leaders have launched the Arizona Latino Leaders Council in support of former Vice President Joe Biden. 

Council leaders say they will host events and focus on increasing Latino voter registration and education.

Yuma County’s representatives include State House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez, Congressman Raúl Grijalva, former State Senator Amanda Aguirre, County Treasurer Angela Pancrazi and County Supervisors Martin Porchas and Tony Reyes.

Last week, a group of Latinos For Trump gathered in Somerton following his visit to Yuma.

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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