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Why I reject retrocession for DC

Last year, I had an unexpected immersion into DC politics that exponentially increased my knowledge of the issues facing the District. When I contacted the DC Statehood Green Party (whose nominees I have always voted for) to inquire about their candidate for Ward 2’s DC Council race, they said they didn’t have one and asked if I would like to throw my hat into the ring. And so it was that I entered the Ward 2 race, which had been made significantly more interesting (not to mention competitive) with the fall from grace of longtime Council member Jack Evans.

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