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Marianne Williamson Becomes 13th Presidential Candidate  to Endorse 51 for 51

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Friday, August 9, 2019

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Marianne Williamson Becomes 13th Presidential Candidate  to Endorse 51 for 51

Des Moines, IA  — Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson agrees with 51 for 51, that bypassing the filibuster in order to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state is the right path to enfranchise the more than 700,000 tax-paying residents living in the nation’s capital.

51 for 51 is leading the national grassroots effort to get presidential candidates to endorse D.C. statehood moving forward with a simple majority vote in the senate.

Williamson spoke with young D.C. natives who have been traveling the country, urging candidates to not only voice their support for D.C. statehood, but to back a Senate rule change that would make statehood a reality.

View video of Williamson endorsing 51 for 51 HERE.

In addition to Williamson, and former candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, the 2020 presidential candidates who have voiced their support for the 51 for 51 campaign include:

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51 for 51 is a coalition comprised of D.C.-based and national groups committed to equal representation rights for D.C.’s over 700,000 residents. The coalition of 20 progressive groups says American citizens living in the District deserve a voice in Congress and control over their own local laws.

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