Americans Support D.C. Vote

by Dax-Devlon Ross

From Angus Reid Global Monitor

 A majority of people in the United States would grant voting powers to their capital’s delegate in Congress, according to a poll by TNS released by the Washington Post. 61 per cent of respondents want the Washington, D.C. delegate to be allowed to vote on laws in the House of Representatives.

When informed of a proposed law which would give the overwhelmingly Democratic D.C. a full voting member in the House, while also giving the heavily Republican state of Utah another congressional seat, 49 per cent of respondents agree, while 37 per cent disagree.

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