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Maine Women's Suffrage, Proposed Amendment No. 1 (1917)

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The Maine Women's Suffrage Referendum, also known as Proposed Amendment No. 1, was on the September 10, 1917 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have granted women equal suffrage with men.[1][2] This would have amended Section 1 of Article II of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Amendment No. 1 (1917)
Defeatedd No38,83865.34%
Yes 20,604 34.66%

Election results via: Main State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-

Text of measure

The full text of the ballot language can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The full text of the proposed constitutional changes can be read here.

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