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I’m an elections reporter — and I just cast my first vote as a naturalized U.S. citizen

For a long time, I didn’t want to think or talk about elections or politics. That changed four years ago.

By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
Votebeat reporter Natalia Contreras after voting for the first time in the United States on Feb. 25, 2024 in Corpus Christi.

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