Florence Pendleton

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Florence Pendleton
United States Shadow Senator
from the District of Columbia
In office
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Seat established
Succeeded by Michael Brown
Personal details
Born 1926 (age 88–89)
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Howard University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Florence H. Pendleton (born c. 1926)[1] is a former shadow senator from the District of Columbia.

Political career[edit]

  • November 6, 1990 — elected shadow senator when office was created[2]
  • November 8, 1994 — reelected shadow senator[2]
  • November 7, 2000 — reelected shadow senator[2]
  • 2006 — filed to run for reelection but was knocked off the primary ballot when her opponent Phil Pannell challenged the signatures on her petition[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "D.C. Election News and Voters Guide: U.S. Senator Shadow Seat". The Washington Post. 2000-11-11. Retrieved 2008-07-18. 
  2. ^ a b c District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. "Historical Elected Officials: US Senator". Archived from the original on 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-07-18. 
  3. ^ Montgomery, Lori; Silverman, Elissa (2006-08-03). "Pro-Slots Group Is Sailing On". The Washington Post. p. DZ02. Retrieved 2008-07-18. 
Party political offices
New seat Democratic nominee for U.S. Shadow Senator from the District of Columbia
(Seat 1)

1990, 1994, 2000
Succeeded by
Michael Brown
United States Senate
New seat U.S. Shadow Senator (Seat 1) from the District of Columbia
Served alongside: Jesse Jackson, Paul Strauss
Succeeded by
Michael Brown