Continuing Violations of Equal Political Participation for the Residents of the District of Columbia

Report examines the violation of Washington, D.C. residents’ right to equal political participation in the US Congress. By prohibiting residents from voting and electing representatives to the Senate and House of Representatives, DC residents are disenfranchised from political life and cannot partake in important decision-making on crucial issues in their country.

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