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|OSCE Cites D.C.'s Lack of Voting Representation in Congress|
International lawyer Timothy Cooper, a long time D.C. statehood supporter, wrote that:
"The OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) has issued its preliminary 2016 U.S. Elections Report. A final, more comprehensive one will be published after January. The OSCE, Europe's largest human rights organization, has to date published six reports on U.S. elections. In each report the organization has noted that the U.S. Government's continuing policy of denying District of Columbia residents full voting representation in Congress violates the election standards of the organization. The United States is a founding member of the OSCE. As such, the U.S is politically obligated to fulfill all of its OSCE commitments.
In the 2016 preliminary report, the OSCE notes,
The full initial report can be read at: http://www.osce.org/odihr/elections/usa/280331?download=true.