Puerto Rico only voted to turn a 51st US state — here are 15 overwhelming photos that will make we wish that happens


AP Photo Ricardo Arduengo 8San Juan, Puerto Rico.Ricardo Arduengo/AP Photo

This weekend, Puerto Ricans done their approach to a polls to opinion on a probability of a US domain strictly apropos a 51st state.

While 97% of a votes were in preference of Puerto Rico apropos a state, a choosing was widely boycotted. With usually 23% of a race participating, it was a lowest voter turnout of any Puerto Rican election since 1967, according to a Washington Post. While some protested it in a streets, others simply sat it out.

Still, Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló of a pro-statehood New Progressive Party skeleton to take a formula to Congress to get a opinion on vouchsafing a domain turn a state, that experts contend could be an ascending battle.

Below, see 15 photos that uncover how only how beautiful Puerto Rico is.

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