Senator Alejandro Padilla

DETAILS: Senator Alejandro Padilla
(1973 - ) California
  • United States Senate
  • CA Senate
    (2021- present)
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Voting

There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.
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AGAINST Republicans

Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

FOR Democrats

For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


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FOR Republicans

Republicans are very supportive of the legal Latino communities. A Latina republican Maia Espinoza found support by her republican community as she sought entry into the House of representatives. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats are very supportive of Latino community regardless of their citizenship or legal status. Feeling everyone has a right to dignity and care by the government. source


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Impeachment

House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

FOR Democrats

Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


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Immigration

The laws regarding how our country works with people who want to enter, both temporarily and for citizenship.

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FOR Republicans

Republicans support immigrants entering the country, but they feel it is government responsibility to first look out for American families and workers. Then those who enter the country legally. Then those who enter the country illegally. They feel current immigration laws should be upheld and ‘sanctuary cities’ should be denied federal aid. source

AGAINST Democrats

Feel the immigration system is broken and needs reform. They focus on ending the 3-10-and permanent bars that prevent immigrants from attaining legal permits and citizenship. Also, they support looser restrictions to aid refugees fleeing violent or unlivable living conditions in their own country, and to have government assistance programs like the affordable care act available to non-citizens. source


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Coronavirus

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies

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AGAINST Republicans

AGAINST Democrats


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Immigration

The laws regarding how our country works with people who want to enter, both temporarily and for citizenship.

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FOR Republicans

Republicans support immigrants entering the country, but they feel it is government responsibility to first look out for American families and workers. Then those who enter the country legally. Then those who enter the country illegally. They feel current immigration laws should be upheld and ‘sanctuary cities’ should be denied federal aid. source

AGAINST Democrats

Feel the immigration system is broken and needs reform. They focus on ending the 3-10-and permanent bars that prevent immigrants from attaining legal permits and citizenship. Also, they support looser restrictions to aid refugees fleeing violent or unlivable living conditions in their own country, and to have government assistance programs like the affordable care act available to non-citizens. source


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Coronavirus

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies

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AGAINST Republicans

AGAINST Democrats


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Voting

There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.
NEWS:

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

FOR Democrats

For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republicans are very supportive of the legal Latino communities. A Latina republican Maia Espinoza found support by her republican community as she sought entry into the House of representatives. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats are very supportive of Latino community regardless of their citizenship or legal status. Feeling everyone has a right to dignity and care by the government. source


FOR

Impeachment

House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

FOR Democrats

Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


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Based on the January 2021 report , next report due July 2021