Author: AJ WILLINGHAM, CNN

Everything you need to know about Puerto Rico's possible statehood

Could Puerto Rico become the 51st US state? That's the question of the day after Puerto Ricans voted overwhelmingly for statehood during a nonbinding weekend referendum. There are a few catches, though: Only 23% of eligible citizens voted, and, well, there's plenty of red tape on the way to becoming a state. Here are the basics: