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(The district did not have any votes in the electoral college.)

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yep, but they have only been able to since 1964

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Q: Why couldn't people in Washington DC vote?
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How do the people in Washington DC vote?

At a polling station.


What did the amendment do?

It had allowed the people in Washington DC vote. the Amendment was ratified i=on march 29th 1961 by JFK. an easy way to rememebr it is " 23 vote in DC."


Can you vote for president if you live in Washington DC?

Yeah


What year did the District of Columbia get to vote?

Citizens of Washington, DC are not able to vote for the Senate or Congress.


What does the 23rd amendment say about DC?

Residents of the District of Columbia (Washington DC) can vote.


Is Washington DC the only one allowed to vote?

no of course not


How many representatives for Washington DC?

Washington, D.C. does not have a representative per se. Only states are allocated congressmen. Washington, D.C. and U.S. territories do have non-voting delegates. Washington, D.C. has one such delegate.


Are Residents of Washington DC are now able to vote for electors for the president?

Yes. DC has 3 electoral votes.


What are people from Washington dc called?

People that are from Washington D.C. are called Washingtonians. Washington D.C. can be called Washington, DC, as well as the District.


What was the popular vote for Obama in Washington?

President Obama had 1,775,396 votes or 55.88% in Washington State. But if you are referring to Washington DC, the president received 267,070 votes, or 90% of the popular vote.


What are people from dc called?

People that are from Washington D.C. are called Washingtonians. Washington D.C. can be called Washington, DC, as well as the District.


Does Washington DC have its own congressman?

DC does not have one who is able to cast a vote. Elenor Holmes Norton is a 'Shadow' congressional representative from the district. She is active in the Democratic caucus and she is elected by the people but, since DC is not a state, it has no voting reps.