DC Voters Approve Statehood Constitution and Nuclear Freeze

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From The Washington Post archives, November 3, 1982

The proposed statehood constitution for the District of Columbia–the most controversial portions of which are likely to be changed by city officials — won strong approval from city voters yesterday.

District voters also overwhelmingly approved an initiative calling for a nuclear weapons freeze. It won by a margin of more than 2 to 1.

According to complete returns from the city’s 137 precincts, 59,300 people were in favor of the constitution compared to 52,177 against.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/18/AR2009031802542.html

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