Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Puerto Rico’s Political Status and the 2012 Plebiscite: Background and Key Questions

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Puerto Rico

Previews the November 2012 vote in Puerto Rico on whether voters prefer statehood, independence, or a sovereign free associated state. Also considers Puerto Rico’s current status and issues for Congress.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists