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Old 10-05-2010, 09:56 PM  
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D.C. isn't in a state

Has anyone else noticed this? And that they don't get to vote on legislation?
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:15 PM  
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Yeah, it's a federal district and was never supposed to be a population center. People inside D.C. weren't even able to vote in presidential elections until 1960 (23rd amendment?) if I recall correctly.
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Old 10-08-2010, 10:19 PM  
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Yeah, it's a federal district and was never supposed to be a population center. People inside D.C. weren't even able to vote in presidential elections until 1960 (23rd amendment?) if I recall correctly.
Weird. [ten char]
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Old 10-09-2010, 03:57 AM  
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i think as far as voting goes, it should just fall under MD...
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:16 PM  
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i think as far as voting goes, it should just fall under MD...
I agree. Don't give them to us we don't like the way they vote down here in VA.
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:36 PM  
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i think as far as voting goes, it should just fail under MD...
fixxored your statement.
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Old 10-19-2010, 07:28 AM  
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DC is purposly not a state so that no state hosts the nation's Capital. Some really weird rules to living there. As posted before they only got the right to vote in the 60s and I think it was later than that before they got representation in Congress.
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:42 PM  
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DC is purposly not a state so that no state hosts the nation's Capital. Some really weird rules to living there. As posted before they only got the right to vote in the 60s and I think it was later than that before they got representation in Congress.
Last time I looked DC didn't have senators it can't because it is not a STATE.

They have NON-VOTING members in the house that is it. Just like Puerto Rico and Guam.
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Old 10-23-2010, 06:55 AM  
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And just like any other place that is not a member of the United States, they have too much influence on how the US is run.

I say we sever all land ties to DC and let them "float" in the Atlantic.
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