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During the webinar titled “Promoting the Vote and Protecting the Vote,” held in celebration of women’s suffrage, Abrams will also discuss racial justice and voting.
Reliable data about women’s voting patterns in the 1920s and 1930s is scarce, but according to Wolbrecht, some women in the years after suffrage never stopped believing that voting simply wasn’t their job.Women Won The Right To Vote 100 Years Ago. They Didn’t Start Voting Differently From Men Until 1980.|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|August 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Only recently, did I begin to question why LGBTQ women and women of color were left out of the prevailing narrative of women’s suffrage.
San Diego County voters in 1911 supported suffrage by 3,331 to 2,464 votes, providing about a third of the votes in a statewide winning margin that was “a shot in the arm” for the national movement.Morning Report: City Walks a Fine Line With Franchise Fee Deal|Voice of San Diego|August 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Then, in 1911, California, by far the most populous state in the West, joined them when voters supported suffrage by a tight margin of 51-49 percent.Suffragette City: San Diego’s Crucial Role in Getting Women the Vote|Randy Dotinga|August 6, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Time to put to good use the suffrage and the education that our foremothers of all classes and colors worked hard to win us.
But these 60-somethings share more than the bonds of suffrage.
Ironically, the weekend incident raises an important question about whether there truly is suffrage for Muslim women in America.
There are in Oregon three classes of women opposed to suffrage.
Nearly 36,000 voters exercised their right of suffrage without any disturbance, although both parties were highly excited.Society, Manners and Politics in the United States|Michael Chevalier
For enthusiasm, nothing ever surpassed these meetings in the history of the suffrage movement.
She is also an advocate of suffrage for women, and makes telling points, from week to week, on this question.
Suffrage for women should be looked on from this standpoint.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt