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Legislative boundaries, lack of connections lead to few minority lawmakers

The nation’s growing diversity is not reflected in state legislatures. Nationwide, African-Americans, who make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, account for 9 percent of state legislators, according to a new survey. Latinos, who are 17 percent of the population, only account for 5 percent of state legislators.

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