A century ago, the voice of women didn’t matter as the Right To Vote was only afforded to men.
On August 18th, 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution changed that.
In fact, the November 1920 Presidential election was the first time women could cast a vote!
As a woman, your voice is critical…Be heard on November 3, 2020.
REGISTER AND VOTE!
Kamala Harris has spent the better part of two decades in public life. Senator Harris has a long list of first... Senator Harris was the first Black woman to be elected district attorney in California history, first woman to be California’s attorney general, first Indian American senator, and now, the first Black woman and first Asian American to be picked as a vice presidential running mate on a major-party ticket.
Five You Should Know: African American Suffragists
The women's suffrage movement had many heroines who bravely fought for the rights of women in the United States. Here are the stories of five African American suffragists who helped women in America secure the right to vote.
Illinois Timeline of Women’s Suffrage...
From the spirit of the suffrage movement and the shock of the First World War came a great idea - that a nonpartisan civic organization could provide the education and experience the public needed to assure the success of democracy. The League of Women Voters was founded on that idea.
Here is a timeline of milestones and major events of the League of Women Voters of Illinois.