|United States Shadow Senator|
from the District of Columbia
|Assumed office |
January 3, 1997
Serving with Mike Brown
|Preceded by||Jesse Jackson|
Paul Eric Strauss
April 11, 1964
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Education||American University (BA, JD)|
As one of the District of Columbia's two Shadow Senators, Strauss lobbies the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives on behalf of the citizens of D.C. in their attempt to gain full federal representation, self-determination, and eventually admittance to the Union as the 51st state.
- "District of Columbia v. Strauss, Paul Eric: Gerstein Affidavit" (pdf). Superior Court of the District of Columbia. via Washington City Paper. November 6, 2008.
- "Voters Guide 2006 Supplement" (PDF). The Washington Informer. September 24, 2006.
- "Congressional Delegation (Shadow)". Government of the District of Columbia. Retrieved February 15, 2008.
- Ponder, Meredith (September 27, 2006). "Shadow delegates: Emerging from the dark". The Georgetown Independent.