Amendment XIX, United States Constitution

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Amendment XIX of the United States Constitution was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919. It was ratified August 18, 1920.

Note: The following text is a transcription of the amendment in its original form. Sections that are linked have since been amended or superseded.

Amendment XIX

Text of Amendment XIX:

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.

Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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