Meet the Voters
American women lacked the right to vote until August 18, 1920, when the final state ratified the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. In the 2016 election, thousands of women born before that date proudly cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton, the candidate they hoped would become our first woman president. Witnesses to a century of history, these voters are an essential reminder of our nation’s possibilities as we strive to form a more perfect union.
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“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
~ 19th Amendment
to the U.S. Constitution
From Equality Rights Alliance