|United States Shadow Senator|
from the District of Columbia
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Seat established|
|Succeeded by||Michael Brown|
|Born||January 28, 1926|
|Died||September 10, 2020 (aged 94)|
Columbus, Georgia, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Howard University|
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
As the first shadow senator of the District of Columbia, her main goal was to promote the efforts of the District to gain full voting rights, alongside her counterpart in Seat 2. She was inaugurated as the first ever shadow senator on January 3, 1991.  She retired in 2007.
References[change | change source]
- "D.C. Election News and Voters Guide: U.S. Senator Shadow Seat". The Washington Post. 2000-11-11. Archived from the original on 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2008-07-18.
- "Our Campaigns - DC Shadow Senator - D Primary Race - Sep 11, 1990". www.ourcampaigns.com.
- Florence Pendleton, pioneering DC shadow senator and statehood champion, dies at 94