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DC Voting Rights Legislation in the 109th Congress

Published: January 26, 2009
Bill No. Short Title Sponsors Date Introduced Related Bills Description
H.R. 190 District of Columbia Voting Rights Act of 2005 Rohrabacher January 4, 2005 H.R. 5410 This bill would restore the right to vote to Washington, DC residents as residents of Maryland in Congressional and Presidential elections.  Additionally, residents of Washington, DC would be entitled to hold Congressional office as residents of Maryland.  Washington, DC residents would not be allowed to vote in Maryland state or local elections, and Maryland residents would not be allowed to vote in Washington, DC elections. This bill would not affect the powers of the government of Washington, DC or the power of Congress over Washington, DC.