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August 26, 2020

Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the August 26, 1920 Edmunds County Democrat.

The United States gets equal suffrage. Washington and Tennessee have ratified the constitutional amendment. This makes 38 states.

The legislatures of the states of Washington and Delaware met in special session March 22 to pass upon the ratification of the woman suffrage amendment to the Constitution as passed by congress June, 4, 1919:

“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.”

In general the situation as...

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