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District of Columbia Voting Rights: A Research Guide

This guide will help users find current D.C. voting rights legislation, as well as related congressional documents, law review articles, and news coverage.

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Congressional Documents

For access to documents related to current or previous legislation, such as bills, amendments, and reports, consult Congress.govFDsys.gov, or ProQuest Congressional and search for documents from the relevant year or Congress using terms such as "District of Columbia" and "voting" or "voting rights." Sample documents:

District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009, 155 Cong. Rec. S2434, daily ed. Feb. 25, 2009, Congressional floor discussion and debate, as published in the daily Congressional Record

District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009, H. Rep. No 111-22 (2009), House Committee Report from the Committee on the Judiciary.