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23rd Amendment

23rd Amendment: Presidential Electors for D.C.

February 23, 2014 By NCC Staff

This amendment for the first time, effective with the 1964 election, gave District of Columbia residents the opportunity to vote for three presidential electors.

23rd Amendment: Presidential Vote for D.C.

December 17, 2013 By NCC Staff

This amendment for the first time, effective with the 1964 election, gave District of Columbia residents the opportunity to vote for three presidential electors.

Happy birthday, 23rd Amendment!

March 29, 2013 By Holly Munson

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 23rd Amendment, which made it possible for residents of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections.

Puerto Rico statehood vote could be an election day wildcard

August 21, 2012 By Scott Bomboy

Today marks the anniversary of the last state to join the union, as Hawaii became the 50th state in 1959. But in three months, Puerto Rico faces a similar vote to become the 51st state.

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