Tucson shoots down sanctuary initiative, elects first Latina mayor

Voters in Tucson soundly defeated an initiative that would have made the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants. The city also elected its first Latina mayor. Julia Shumway of the Arizona Capitol Times talks about the city’s election.

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