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Total States

11 Presidential Candidate Pledge Signers
Michael Bennet (D)

Former Candidate for President of the United States

Joe Biden supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Joe Biden (D)

Candidate for President of the United States

Cory Booker (D)

Former Candidate for President of the United States

Pete Buttigieg (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

John Hickenlooper (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

Amy Klobuchar (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

Seth Moulton (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

Beto O'Rourke (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

Joe Sestak (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

Tom Steyer (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

Elizabeth Warren (D)

Former candidate for President of the United States

Marianne Williamson (D)

Former Candidate for President of the United States

0 Vice Presidential Candidate Pledge Signers
Kamala Harris supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Kamala Harris (D)

Candidate for Vice President of the United States

Diana Bray (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (CO)

Lorena Garcia (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (CO)

John Hickenlooper (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (CO)

Andrew Romanoff (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (CO)

Michelle Ferrigno Warren (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (CO)

Trish Zornio (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (CO)

Jessica Scarane (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (DE)

Sarah Riggs Amico (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (GA)

Akhenaten Amun (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (GA)

Marckeith DeJesus (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (GA)

Matt Leiberman (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (GA)

Jon Ossoff supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Jon Ossoff (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (GA)

Ted Terry (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (GA)

Raphael Warnock (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (GA special)

Kimberly Graham (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (IA)

Theresa Greenfield supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Theresa Greenfield (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (IA)

Eddie Mauro (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (IA)

Jimmy Ausbrooks (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (KY)

Mike Broihier (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (KY)

Steven Cox (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (KY)

Eric Rothmuller (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (KY)

Bennie Smith (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (KY)

Antoine Pierce (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (LA)

Bre Kidman (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (ME)

Betsy Sweet (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (ME)

Mike Espy supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Mike Espy (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (MS)

Steve Bullock supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Steve Bullock (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (MT)

Cory Booker* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (NJ)

Lisa McCormick (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (NJ)

Alisha Shelton (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (NE)

Jaime Harrison (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (SC)

Justin Wooton (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (SC)

Marquita Bradshaw (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (TN)

Jack Daniel Foster, Jr. (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Senator (TX)

Paula Jean Swearengin (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (WV)

Yana Ludwig (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senator (WY)

Adia Winfrey (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (AL-03)

Celeste Williams (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (AR-03)

Eva Putzova (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (AZ-01)

Delina DiSanto (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (AZ-04)

Jon Ireland (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (AZ-05)

Brynne Kennedy (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-04)

Jason Kishineff (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-05)

Tom Gallagher (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-12)

Sam Campbell (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-15)

Kim Williams (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-16)

Rishi Kumar (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-18)

Kim Mangone (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-23)

Christopher Smith (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-25)

Angelica Duenas (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-29)

Michael R. Guzik (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-29)

CJ Berina (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-30)

Emanuel Gonzales (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-32)

David Kim (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-34)

Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-34)

Gina Chapa (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-36)

Michael Tolar (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-38)

Grace Williams (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-41)

William O’Mara (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-42)

Marisa Calderon (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-50)

Ammar Campa-Najjar (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-50)

Jose Caballero (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-53)

Janessa Goldbeck (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-53)

Georgette Gómez (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-53)

Sara Jacobs (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-53)

Joaquin Vazquez (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CA-53)

Charlie Madison Winters (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CO-01)

Ike McCorkle (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (CO-04)

Brian Ebinger (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CO-05)

Jaimie Kulikowski (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CO-06)

Nathan Clay (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (CO-07)

Tom Wells (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-03)

Monica DePaul (D)

Former Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-04)

Christopher Eagle (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-04)

Dana Cottrell (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-11)

Adam Hattersley (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-15)

Loretta Miller (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-15)

Pam Keith supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Pam Keith (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-18)

Cindy Banyai (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-19)

David Holden (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-19)

Jennifer Perelman (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-23)

Sakinah Lehtola (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-24)

Donna Shalala* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (FL-27)

Dana Barrett (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (GA-11)

Asher Nuckolls (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (GA-11)

Michael Owens (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (GA-13)

Jannquell Peters (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (GA-13)

Andrew Straw (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (HI-01)

J.D. Scholten supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
J.D. Scholten (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (IA-04)

Rudy Soto (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (ID-01)

Robert Emmons, Jr. (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-01)

Sarah Gad (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-01)

Ameena Matthews (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-01)

Marie Newman (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-03)

Kina Collins (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-07)

Mohammed Faheem (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-08)

Inam Hussain (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-08)

Adam Broad (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-10)

Rachel Ventura (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-11)

Dani Brzozowski (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-16)

Spanky Edwards (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IL-17)

Mara Candelaria (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-01)

Sabrina Haake (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-01)

Jim Harper (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-01)

Ellen Marks (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-02)

Dee Thornton (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-05)

Jeannine Lee Lake (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-06)

Andy Ruff (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-09)

James Windholz (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (KS-02)

Alexandra Owensby (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (KY-04)

Thomasina Marsili (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (IN-05)

Alex Morse (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-01)

Jake Auchincloss (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-04)

Dave Cavell (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-04)

Becky Grossman (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-04)

Ihssane Leckey (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-04)

Jesse Mermell (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-04)

Ben Sigel (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-04)

Chris Zannetos (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-04)

Seth Moulton* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-06)

Nathaniel Mulcahy (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-06)

Robbie Goldstein (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MA-08)

Mia Mason (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MD-01)

Sheila Bryant (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MD-04)

Steny Hoyer* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MD-05)

Mckayla Wilkes (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MD-05)

Maxwell Bero (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MD-06)

T. Dan Baker (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MD-07)

Terri Hill (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MD-07)

Dana Ferguson (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MI-01)

Amanda Brunzell (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MI-03)

Nick Colvin (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MI-03)

Jerry Hilliard (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MI-04)

Jon Hoadley (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MI-06)

Kimberly Bizon (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MI-10)

Solomon Rajput (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MI-12)

Ralph Kaehler (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MN-01)

David Sandbeck (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MN-04)

Ian Todd (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MN-06)

Dennis Oglesby (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MO-03)

Henry Martin (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (MO-06)

Kathy Ellis (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MO-08)

Antonia Eliason (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (MS-01)

Monica Johnson-Hostler (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NC-02)

David Brown (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NC-05)

Moe Davis (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NC-11)

Michael O'Shea (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NC-11)

Steve Woodsmall (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NC-11)

Barbara Ramsey (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NE-01)

Christine Conforti (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NJ-04)

Arati Kreibich (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NJ-05)

Russ Cirincione (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NJ-06)

Alp Basaran (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NJ-09)

Zina Spezakis (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NJ-09)

John Flora (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NJ-10)

Mark Washburne (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NJ-11)

Cameron Chick (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NM-01)

Kyle Tisdel (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NM-03)

Patricia Ackerman (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NV-02)

Perry Gershon (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-01)

Bridget Fleming (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-01)

Melanie D’Arrigo (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-03)

Shaniyat Chowdhury (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-05)

Sandra Choi (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-06)

Melqulades Gagarin (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-06)

Nicolas Miles (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-08)

Adem Bunkeddeko (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-09)

Isiah James (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-09)

Lindsey Boylan (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-10)

Darryl Hendricks (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-10)

Lauren Ashcraft (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-12)

Peter Harrison (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-12)

Carolyn Maloney* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-12)

Erica Vladimer (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-12)

Richard Habersham (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-13)

James Felton Keith (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-13)

Jonathan Ortiz (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-15)

Andom Ghebreghiorgis (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-16)

Sammy Ravelo (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-16)

David Buchwald (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-17)

Allison Fine (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-17)

Scott Noren (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-23)

Roger Misso (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (NY-24)

Jaime Castle (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-02)

Morgan Harper (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-03)

Xavier Carrigan (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-05)

Gene Redinger (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-05)

Nick Rubando (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-05)

Shawna Roberts (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-06)

Vanessa Enoch (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-08)

Desiree Tims (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-10)

James Jerome Bell (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-11)

Tariq Shabazz (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-11)

Daniel Kilgore (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-15)

Joel Newby (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-15)

Aaron Godfrey (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (OH-16)

Ricky Barajas (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OR-01)

Amanda Siebe (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OR-01)

Albert Lee (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OR-03)

Dane Wilcox (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OR-03)

Doyle Canning (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OR-04)

Mark Gamba (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (OR-05)

Mary Gay Scanlon* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (PA-05)

Todd Rowley (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (PA-13)

Bill Marx (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (PA-14)

Kristy Gnibus (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (PA-16)

Hosea Cleveland (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (SC-03)

Chris Rowe (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TN-01)

Renee Hoyos (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TN-02)

Kim Nelson (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (SC-04)

Meg Gorman (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TN-03)

Christopher Hale (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TN-04)

Meredith Mattlin (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TN-05)

Kiran Sreepada (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TN-07)

Lawrence Pivnick (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TN-08)

Tanner Do (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-03)

Russell Foster (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-04)

Melissa Wilson (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-09)

Mike Siegel (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-10)

Lisa Welch (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-12)

Sanjanetta Barnes (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-14)

Adrienne Bell (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-14)

Stevens Orozco (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-18)

Justin Lecea (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-20)

Nyanza Moore (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-22)

Jaime Escuder (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-23)

John Biggan (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-24)

Richard Fleming (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-24)

Jan McDowell (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-24)

Julie Oliver (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-25)

Heidi Sloan (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (TX-25)

Jamie Cheek (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (UT-01)

Ashley Jolin (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (UT-02)

Qasim Rashid (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (VA-01)

Vangie Williams (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (VA-01)

Cameron Webb (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (VA-05)

Nicholas Betts (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (VA-06)

Don Beyer* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (VA-08)

Gerry Connolly* (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (VA-11)

Jason Call (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (WA-02)

Rudy Atencio (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (WA-03)

Peter Khalil (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (WA-03)

Davy Ray (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (WA-03)

Joshua Collins (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (WA-10)

Phil Gardner (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (WA-10)

Michael Beardsley (D)

Former candidate for U.S. Representative (WI-06)

Amanda Stuck (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (WI-08)

Natalie Cline (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (WV-01)

Cathy Kunkel (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (WV-02)

Hilary Turner (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (WV-03)

Carl Beach (D)

Candidate for U.S. Representative (WY-AL)

4 Gubernatorial Candidate Pledge Signers
Zachary Moses (D)

Former candidate for Governor (UT)

Jennifer Carroll Foy (D)

Candidate for Governor (VA)

Jay Inslee supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet
Jay Inslee* (D)

Candidate for Governor (WA)

Phillip Bailey (D)

Former candidate for Governor (WA)

Stephen Smith (D)

Former candidate for Governor (WV)

4 State Senate Candidate Pledge Signers
Sarah Tyree (D)

Candidate for State Senator (AZ-22)

Brad Zaun supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet

Brad Zaun* (R)

Candidate for State Senator (IA-20)

Stacey Knoell (D)

Candidate for State Senator (KS-09)

Donna Lake (D)

Candidate for State Senator (NC-07)

Michael Calabrese (D)

Candidate for State Senator (SD-32)

21 State House Candidate Pledge Signers

Wes Breckenridge supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet

Wes Breckenridge* (D)

Candidate for State Representative (IA-29)

Brian Meyer supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet

Brian Meyer* (D)

Candidate for State Representative (IA-33)

Bruce Hunter supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet

Bruce Hunter* (D)

Candidate for State Representative (IA-34)

Ako Abdul-Samad supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet

Ako Abdul-Samad* (D)

Candidate for State Representative (IA-35)

Brian Lohse supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet

Brian Lohse* (R)

Candidate for State Representative (IA-30)

John Forbes supports D.C. Statehood, but hasn’t taken the D.C. Statehood Pledge yet

John Forbes* (D)

Candidate for State Representative (IA-40)

Christian Andrews (D)

Candidate for State Representative (IA-95)

Ross Frazier (D)

Candidate for State Representative (MT-07)

Bryher Herak (D)

Candidate for State Representative (MT-75)

Virginia Cox-Daugherty (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-12)

Adam Ericson (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-20)

Terrence Everitt* (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-35)

Kimberly Hardy (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-43)

Jason Cain (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-51)

Nicole Quick (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-59)

Ricky Hurtado (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-63)

Dan Besse (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-74)

Aimy Steele (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-82)

Gail Young (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-83)

Christy Clark* (D)

Candidate for State Representative (NC-98)

Naomi Muscha (D)

Candidate for State Representative (ND-24)

Robert Kibler (D)

Candidate for State Representative (ND-40)

Jacob Baccus (D)

Candidate for State Representative (OK-81)

Brittney Rodas (D)

Candidate for State Representative (PA-105)

Claudette Williams (D)

Candidate for State Representative (PA-176)

Keke Williams (D)

Candidate for State Representative (TX-54)

Ann Johnson (D)

Candidate for State Representative (TX-134)

Sign the Pledge
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In the News – The D.C. Statehood Pledge

@ewarren

“Washington, D.C. has over 700,000 residents—more than Wyoming or Vermont. They pay federal taxes. They deserve an equal voice in our government, and I’ll fight until they get statehood.” 
Sen. Elizabeth Warren – October 1, 2019

House to vote on D.C. statehood for first time in nearly 30 years

“Students for D.C. Statehood rallied presidential and congressional candidates to take a pledge supporting statehood.”
GW Hatchet – February 13, 2019

@DCDemocrats

“Huge shoutout to @StudentsforDC + other statehood advocacy orgs for their incredible success with the #DCStatehoodPledge! If you’re running for elected office and you haven’t signed the pledge, now’s your chance! We’d love to volunteer for any statehood-supporting candidates!
DC Democratic Party – July 17, 2020

Warren signs onto Students for D.C. Statehood pledge

“Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. and an alumna, joined five other presidential candidates in affirming their support for D.C. statehood this week.”
GW Hatchet – October 5, 2019

@CarolynBMaloney

“Depriving ~1M people of a voice in Congress & our gov is undemocratic, & perpetuates a system of disenfranchising voters of color. Proud to take the #DCStatehoodPledge, & continue fighting to ensure ALL DC residents have a vote & voice in govt. @StudentsForDC #HR51 #DCStatehood
Rep. Carolyn Maloney – February 11, 2020

@StenyHoyer

“I’m pleased to join @StudentsforDC & stand in support of statehood for the people of DC. I’m proud to cosponsor Rep. Norton’s statehood bill, & I will continue to advocate to ensure all DC residents have the right to have their voice heard. #DCStatehoodPledge” 
Rep. Steny Hoyer – January 29, 2020

Democratic Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer Backs D.C. Statehood

“Tiffany Vaughn-Jones, Steyer’s communication director, said he signed the D.C. Statehood Pledge last year, affirming his support for the nation’s capital becoming America’s 51st state.”
Washington Informer – February 27, 2020

@51for51

“Are you an elected official or a candidate for office? Our friends from @StudentsforDC are calling on YOU to take the #DCStatehoodPledge. The 700,000+ Americans living in D.C. are shut out of our democracy. Stand with Washingtonians by taking the pledge today!
51for51 – August 2, 2020
pledge@studentsfordcstatehood.org | PO Box 7871, Washington, DC 20044 | 202-872-7820
@StudentsforDC #DCStatehood #DCStatehoodPledge

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