Missouri Suffrage Amendment, Issue 2 (1922)

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The Missouri Suffrage Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was adopted.[1]

The measure struck the requirement that a voter is "male" from the qualifications for voting.[2]

Election results

Missouri Issue 2 (1922)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 383,499 56.16%
No299,40443.84%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Proposed Constitutional amendment striking form the qualifications for voting in this state the requirement that a voter must be a "male" citizen of the United States.[3]

—Chillicothe Constitution, http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com/chillicothe-constitution/1922-10-27/page-5/?tag=constitutional+amendment&rtserp=tags/constitutional-amendment?pc=5230&psi=58&pci=7&pt=17053&ndt=by&py=1922&pey=1922

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