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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 17:21

Our DC Statehood Questionnaire

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What Have You Done For DC Statehood?


  1. On a scale of 1 to 5 (5 being highest), how important do you think DC statehood is and why?

  2. Name three specific things you have done to improve the achievement of DC statehood?

  3. If elected, what are three specific things you will do to advance the DC Statehood Movement?

  4. Would you risk arrest in support of DC statehood?  Why or why not?

  5. Should the DC Statehood Delegation be paid for their work?  Why or why not?

  6. What do you rank as the most important aspect of a lack of DC statehood and why?

          a. No voting representation in either House of the United States Congress;

          b. Congress’ ability to veto or change our local budget;

          c. Congress’ ability to veto or change our local laws;

          d. Our inability to appoint or elect our local judges.


Thursday, 07 June 2018 17:12

Congratulations, Washington Capitals!

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Stand Up! for Democracy in DC (Free DC) congratulates the Washington Capitals on their 2018 Stanley Cup victory!

April 16th-DC Emancipation Day!

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 18:53

Testifying before the DC Council

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Stand Up! Free DC Ambassador Evanna Powell delivers testimony on the New Columbia Statehood Commission before the DC Council's Committee of the Whole.

Saturday, 24 March 2018 18:32

Stand Up! & March For Our Lives

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Anise Jenkins with a message for U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) at the March For Our Lives on March 24, 2018.

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