The Women's Right to Vote Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article VI, Section 9, was on the November 8, 1898 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have granted women the right to vote. The measure would have amended Sections 9 of Article VI of the Washington State Constitution.
Women gained the right to vote twelve years later through another ballot measure, the 1910 Amendment to Article VI.
| Washington Amendment to Article VI, Section 9 (1898)|
|Yes|| 15,986|| 32.08%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| Proposed Amendment to Art. 6 of Constitution conferring Elective Franchise on Women.