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19th Amendment

Women in the GOP


19th Amendment Ratification

 Ratification Timeline

Congress, with Republican majorities in both the House and Senate, proposed the 19th Amendment on June 4, 1919. The following state legislatures, most of which had Republican majorities in one or both chambers, ratified the amendment over the next several months. 

  1. Illinois (June 10, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  2. Wisconsin (June 10, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  3. Michigan (June 10, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  4. Kansas (June 16, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  5. Ohio (June 16, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  6. New York (June 16, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  7. Pennsylvania (June 24, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  8. Massachusetts (June 25, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  9. Texas (June 28, 1919)
  10. Iowa (July 2, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  11. Missouri (July 3, 1919) - Republican majority in state house 
  12. Arkansas (July 28, 1919)
  13. Montana (August 2, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  14. Nebraska (August 2, 1919) - Republican majority
  15. Minnesota (September 8, 1919) - Conservative majority in both chambers
  16. New Hampshire (September 10, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  17. Utah (September 30, 1919)
  18. California (November 1, 1919) -Republican majorities in both chambers
  19. Maine (November 5, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  20. North Dakota (December 1, 1919) - Republican plurality in both chambers
  21. South Dakota (December 4, 1919) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  22. Colorado (December 15, 1919) - Republican majority in state house
  23. Kentucky (January 6, 1920)
  24. Rhode Island (January 6, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  25. Oregon (January 13, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  26. Indiana (January 16, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  27. Wyoming (January 27, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  28. Nevada (February 7, 1920) 
  29. New Jersey (February 9, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  30. Idaho (February 11, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  31. Arizona (February 12, 1920)
  32. New Mexico (February 21, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  33. Oklahoma (February 28, 1920)
  34. West Virginia (March 10, 1920, confirmed on September 21, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  35. Washington (March 22, 1920) - Republican majorities in both chambers
  36. Tennessee (August 18, 1920) 


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