Voting rights for residents of the District of Columbia have been discussed throughout the history of the United States. Here are just a few historical documents available through ProQuest Congressional (formerly Lexis Nexis Congressional) .
- Representaion of the District of Columbia in the Congress, Hearings bef. the Judiciary Comm., 94th Congress, June 17, 23, Sept. 3, 1975
- Voting Representation in Congress for the District of Columbia, Hearings bef. Judiciary Comm. , 92nd Congress, July 19-22, 1971
- Representation of DC in Congress, Hearings bef. District of Columbia Comm., 64th Congress, Feb. 24, 29, Mar. 2, 1916
- Resolutions Proposing Amendment of Constitution to Confer Representation to District of Columbia in Two Houses of Congress and in Electoral College, S. Misc. Doc. 51-237 (1890)