Catching Up With Mitt Romney's Mexican Cousins

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Today, on election day, we want our readers, our chicas, to be as well informed about the candidates as possible when they head to the polls. To that end, will be bringing you the BEST Latino elections coverage from around the web all day long! Several of the stories we will post today have appeared on websites like, The Huffington Post and Univision News. The story below was recently published on

By Ingrid Rojas,


They're as Mexican as corridos and as fair skinned as Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney: these are Romney's Mexican cousins who've been living in Chihuahua, Casas Grandes, since the beginning of the 1900's.

They speak Spanish, gulp tacos, run farms and pray at the Mormon temple they've prominently erected in the middle of this Mexican town. Those with dual nationality (Mexican and US) will probably vote for their cousin Mitt.

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