By Jessica Valoris Nov 07, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 11.07.06 New Rules, Machines Frazzle Poll Workers ID rules and new machines cause early problems in Indiana and Ohio Affirmative Action, Same-Sex Marriage, Immigration—Why You Must Vote Important issues rise to the surface as control of Congress is at stake in today’s election. The New Face of the Voter: Young and Latino Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of the electorate nationwide, generating about 400,000 new eligible voters per year. On the Table: A Cure for Medicare Language Gap A new report details how Medicare could pay for medical interpreting for 2.5 million elderly U.S. residents who speak little or no English. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.