The women's suffrage movement in Wisconsin worked diligently for many years before legislators ratified the 19th Amendment in 1919.
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Wisconsin's female lawmakers reflect on anniversary of 19th Amendment ratification, future of women's rights.
Women represent just 27% of the seats in the state Legislature, but have come within one seat of fully representing the Supreme Court.
"WIS. RATIFIES SUFFRAGE" declared the Wisconsin State Journal, Madison's daily afternoon newspaper, in a bold banner headline on June 10, 1919.
Upcoming events marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage ratification:
When the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote was ratified 100 years ago, Wisconsin had a starring role in the effort: It was the fir…
Read a sampling of the Wisconsin State Journal's 1919 coverage of the 19th Amendment ratification.