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As D.C.’s push for statehood appears to be gaining momentum (for the umpteenth time, one might add), the District’s neighbors in Maryland appear to want less to do with the nation’s capital, according to a new poll.

Public Policy Polling on Friday released the results of a survey it had conducted of 879 registered Maryland voters from April 15th to 17th. Among Marylanders’ support for boosting the state minimum wage (most of them) and requiring criminal background checks for gun sales (more than 80 percent) was a question about the District:

So much for retrocession! (Not that D.C. residents would want to become part of Maryland, in any case…)

Photo by Darrow Montgomery