1964 – D.C. residents cast their first presidential votes


On November 3, 1964, residents of the District of Columbia cast their ballots in a presidential election for the first time. The passage of the 23rd Amendment in 1961 gave citizens of the nation’s capital the right to vote for a commander in chief and vice president. They went on …read more

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Article Title

D.C. residents cast first presidential votes

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HISTORY

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https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/d-c-residents-cast-first-presidential-votes

Access Date

November 2, 2022

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A&E Television Networks

Last Updated

October 30, 2020

Original Published Date

November 24, 2009