Puerto Rican Drama



  • Puerto Rico would have to pay taxes
  • U.S. would have to do another census
  • Some states would lose representatives
  • Changes to flag
  • Majority of Puerto Rican voters denied the proposal of statehood
  • Puerto Ricans are already citizens
  • The United States currently is spending approximately $22 Billion each year to keep their commonwealth status on Puerto Rico


  • Extra revenue towards the national debt
  • We already provide military protection
  • Making them the 51st State would  bring in a $2 Billion profit to the national treasury
  • Provide voting rights

Poll Results For

Male: 27.1%

Female: 20.9%

Poll Results Against

Male: 20.9%

Female: 31.3%

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