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Hasta mañana

Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC
| After fulfilling my civic duty yesterday and then some, I'll be out for the rest of today.

Quote of the moment: A Latino first-time voter on offensive campaign ads

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“That was the final straw. She was depicting me as a gang member. I served seven years in the Marine Corps.”

Reaction to Oklahoma's controversial, precedent-setting anti-Sharia law

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A closely watched and potentially influential state initiative banning the use of Islamic Sharia law (also spelled Shariah and Shari'ah) in Oklahoma passed by an overwhelming margin yesterday.

In the news this morning: Post-election analysis and the Latino vote, a GOP House and immigration, private prisons, more

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After brief holdout, Meg Whitman concedes to Jerry Brown - 89.3 KPCC Exit polls showed that Whitman fell short with two key voting groups, Latinos and women.

At the 'Ve y Vota' call center: Taking calls, questions, complaints since 3 a.m.

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It's been a long day, but not as long for most as it has been for some of the people staffing the "Ve y Vota" call center at the South L.A. headquarters of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, where calls from voters have been coming in since 3 a.

More attempts to dissuade Latino voters reported

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Two weeks after news broke of an unaired ad campaign urging Latinos not to vote, efforts to dissuade Latinos from the polls have reportedly continued into the eleventh hour.

American snapshot: Election Day, Part 2

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Another favorite photo from today, snapped while making the reporting rounds in southeast L.A. County.

On the Day of the Dead, remembering the art of José Guadalupe Posada

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This Election Day happens to fall on el Día de Los Muertos, the day of the dead. Think Mexican has posted an homage to the late Mexican illustrator José Guadalupe Posada, whose skeletal "La Catrina" is synonymous with Mexico's annual celebration of the dead as a part, always, of our lives.