While I'm sure a large percentage of DC citizens, including myself, respect and appreciate the job Representative Elenor Holmes-Norton has done in championing the cause of DC Statehood, it appears that the current strategy of, primarily, negotiating on Capitol Hill has taken us about as far as it can, at least, in the near future. No matter when DC citizens achieve statehood, Rep. Norton will, no doubt, forever be hailed as a true champion of our cause and credited with carrying the baton for over 30 years.
I am running because I would like to take a different approach to achieve statehood and feel that now would be the perfect time to pass the baton.
It is time to change our strategy for attaining statehood from a relatively quiet battle of persuasion on Capitol Hill to a creative, bold, and urgent effort of persuasion aimed directly at voters.
JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TODAY!