LWVDC joined DC Vote and 26 national, regional and local groups in delivering a letter calling on Congress to respect the local autonomy of Washington DC and end the attacks on self-determination in governance.
An update on the Advisory Statehood Referendum on DC Statehood.
The League believes that any constitutional convention for DC must comprise DC citizens duly elected for that purpose.
On Sunday, at the 52nd National Convention, the League of Women Voters of the United States delegates from state and local chapters across the country voted overwhelmingly to strongly support statehood for the people of DC.
We cannot support any Constitution that does not include a transparent amendment process, such as allowing amendments to be proposed by Initiative and/or Constitutional Convention.
The League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia published a new report, Advocacy for Full Rights of DC Citizens, bringing together in one document a comprehensive snapshot of the many activities, initiatives, and grassroots efforts being pursued in the District of Columbia by organizations and individuals advocating for granting full rights to DC citizens.