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Ex-governor Rosselló cannot lobby for Puerto Rico statehood in Washington – court

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - San Juan District Court Judge Rebecca de León ruled Wednesday that former Governor Ricardo Rosselló does not meet the legal requirements to occupy the lobbyist post in favor of Puerto Rico's statehood in the U.S. before Congress in Washington.

De León released a ruling, which may be appealed, stating that it is not credible that Rosselló was unaware of his dual electoral registration in Puerto Rico and Virginia.

"We decide that the defendant Ricardo A. Rosselló Nevares did not comply with the residency or electoral domicile requirements established in Article 8 of . . .

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