DC Voting Rights March Today

demanddcvote.gif Hat tip to DC Shadow Representative Mike Panetta for reminding me this morning that today is the DC Voting Rights March. Beginning at 2:30pm today at Freedom Plaza, and ending at the steps to the Capitol, DC Mayor Adrian Fenty, DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and others will be demonstrating today to demand a voting seat in the House of Representatives for the otherwise disenfranchised District citizens. If you want to have any idea of how big the event is, take a look at the sponsorship list at the bottom. Anytime you see that many organizations is a good sign there’s a groundswell of people behind them.

Let’s go out and tell those folks on Capitol Hill that DC ought to have a federal representative, and no, we don’t mean the guy who claims to represent us, we mean a vote for a real, honest-to-God elected Representative.

Get out and march. Show your support for the District’s nascent franchise.

Graphic shamelessly borrowed from the Voting Rights March folks. Thanks guys!

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