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Nelson Rimensnyder (R)

Nelson Rimensnyder

Office Sought: D.C. Shadow U.S. Representative
Age: 63
Residence: Capitol Hill.
Education: BA, Master of Public Administration, Pennsylvania State University.
Occupation: Retired, Director of Research, Committee on the District of Columbia, U.S. House of Representatives.
Web site: None given.
E-mail address: nrimy@covad.net

Elected offices/civic activities:

Historian, Association of Oldest Inhabitants of DC, 1995 - present; board member, Historical Society of Washington, 1980-95; member, D.C. Emancipation Commemoration Comm.; D.C. Public Records Commission; Stanton Park Neighborhood Assn; League of Women Vot

Why should voters elect you?

"After a 25-year career on the Hill advocating for D.C. voting rights, I have the knowledge, commitment and experience to achieve legislative results."

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?

"D.C. residents deserve a vote in the House and a delegate in the Senate. Voting representation in Congress will give the District the standing needed to achieve greater self-government. I will also seek to change the title of mayor to 'governor' and council to 'assembly,' reflecting the nature of D.C. government responsibilities."

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