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  District of Columbia
City Government
  Mayor  Muriel Bowser 1 14 +20.13%
  Attorney General  Karl A. Racine 1 14 +18.54%
  Council  Democratic Party Control 0 14 +69.23%
President
  President  Barack Obama 2 12 +83.63%
Congressional Delegate
  DC - Delegate  Eleanor Holmes Norton 13 14 +76.94%
Shadow Government
  DC Shadow Senate 1  Michael D. Brown 2 12 +69.52%
  DC Shadow Senate 2  Paul Strauss 4 14 +66.14%
  DC Shadow Representative  Franklin Garcia 1 14 +64.01%
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Marketing Area
 Washington, DC (Hagerstown, MD) 


Neighbors
Maryland, United States  
Virginia, United States  

State DETAILS
Parents > United States  
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Established February 21, 1871
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedRBH February 04, 2013 09:34pm
DescriptionThe District of Columbia
"Justitia omnibus"

The District of Columbia entered the Union as a federal district on February 21, 1871.
It hosts the seat of the government of the United States.

Like other citizens living in states, D.C. citizens pay full federal and local taxes, but they
do not get the privileges of representation and independence that the states have. Also,
unlike the states, when D.C. receives federal funding, the funding comes with directives
on how the money should be spent.

D.C. residents do not have voting representatives in the Senate or in the House of
Representatives to protect their interests. They have nonvoting representation that can
sit on committees, but the representatives cannot vote on bills affecting their District.
Senators and members of Congress from the states have voting powers.

D.C. residents have a limited Presidential vote equal to the smallest state regardless
of their population, and have only had the right to vote for the President since the 1964
election.

Unlike states who can appoint their own local judges, the President appoints D.C.'s
local judges. Congress only delegated power to an elected mayor and 13-member city
council in 1974, and Congress continues to review and modify D.C.'s laws and budget.
PVID+40.63 ( D+39.85 R-39.94 I-0.03 N+0.19 LBT-0.28 G-0.36 CST-0.09 PFP-0.05 J-0.03 A'sP-0.03 IR-0.02 )

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INFORMATION LINKS
Communist Party of the District of Columbia  Discuss
District of Columbia  Discuss
District of Columbia Board of Elections  Discuss
District of Columbia Mayor  Discuss
Libertarian Party of the District of Columbia  Discuss
US House Subcommittee on the District of Columbia  Discuss
US Senate Subcommittee on the District of Columbia  Discuss
Washington DC Democratic Party  Discuss
Washington DC Republican Party  Discuss
Washington DC Statehood Green Party  Discuss

PARTY REGISTRATION
Pty Amount % As Of Contributor
D 336,118 75.57% Aug 31, 2010 RBH
I 73,178 16.45% Aug 31, 2010 RBH
R 29,728 6.68% Aug 31, 2010 RBH
DCSGP 4,333 0.97% Aug 31, 2010 RBH
OTH 1,429 0.32% Aug 31, 2010 RBH

DEMOGRAPHIC
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MEDIA
Category Name
TV News WJLA Channel 7 (ABC) 
TV News WRC Channel 4 (NBC) 
TV News WTTG Channel 5 (FOX) 
TV News WUSA Channel 9 (CBS) 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 01, 1900 06:00am Jan 01, 1900 07:00pm General Election DC Poll Open and Close Times Set  RP 
Jul 07, 2010 05:00pm Jul 07, 2010 05:00pm Filing Deadline - Primary Election DC Filing Deadline  RP 
Sep 14, 2010 06:00am Sep 14, 2010 07:00pm Primary Election DC Primary Election  RP 
Apr 03, 2012 10:00am Apr 03, 2012 10:00am Presidential Primary DC Presidential Primary  Picimpalious 

BOOKS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 07, 2013 06:00pm News Washington, DC may institute 24-hour waiting period for tattoos and piercings  Article IndyGeorgia 
Feb 14, 2013 06:00pm News D.C. May Elect Attorney General Starting in 2015  Article Scott³ 
Dec 20, 2012 11:15am News Democratic Senators Push To Make “New Columbia” Nation's 51st State  Article TX DEM 
Jul 30, 2010 07:00pm News After initial obscurity, 'The DMV' nickname for Washington area picks up speed  Article Scott³ 
Jun 17, 2010 11:45am Blog Entry D.C. LGBT Activists Push to Legalize Prostitution  Article Jason 
Apr 20, 2010 04:00pm News House Democrats kill D.C. voting-rights bill  Article Scott³ 

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