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Washington Women's Right to Vote, Amendment to Article VI Sec. 1 (1910)
The Washington Women's Right to Vote Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article VI, Section 1, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure mandated that women have the right to vote. The measure amended Sections 1 of Article VI of the Washington State Constitution.
|Washington Amendment to Article VI, Section 1 (1910)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Proposed amendment to Article VI of the Constitution relating to the qualifications of voters within this state?||”|
The text of the amendment read:
Section 1. All persons of the age of twenty-one years or over, possessing the following qualifications, shall be entitled to vote at all elections: They shall be citizens of the United States; they shall have lived in the state one year, and in the county ninety days, and in the city, town, ward or precinct thirty days immediately preceding the election at which they offer to vote; they shall be able to read and speak the English language: Provided, That Indians not taxed shall never be allowed the elective franchise: And further provided, That this amendment shall not affect the rights of franchise of any person who is now a qualified elector of this state. The legislative authority shall enact laws defining the manner of ascertaining the qualifications of voters as to their ability to read and speak the English language, and providing for punishment of persons voting or registering in violation of the provision of this section. There shall be no denial of the elective franchise at any election on account of sex.
- Washington 1910 ballot measures
- 1910 ballot measures
- List of Washington ballot measures
- Washington Women's Right to Vote, Amendment to Article VI, Sec. 9 (1898)
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- Washington State Constitution
- The History of Voting and Elections in Washington State
- The Herald, "How Washington women won the right to vote," October 4, 2010
- Office of the Secretary of State, "November 1910 General Election," accessed September 20, 2013
- Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 20, 2013
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