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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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These are some of the bills and resolutions that have been introduced in recent Congresses to address District of Columbia voting rights.

Bills, 113th Congress

Bills, 112th Congress

Bills, 111th Congress

These two bills would increase the House membership from 435 to 437 seats, by adding a new seat for the District of Columbia and providing a new seat to the state of Utah.

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Created 3/17/2009 (MK)
Updated 3/2014 (AH)