Ballot: Official ballot for the town of Hiram [Maine]. September 10, 1917

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Title

Ballot: Official ballot for the town of Hiram [Maine]. September 10, 1917

Description

Official election ballot includes the proposed state constitutional amendment for woman's suffrage.

In 1917, the Maine Suffrage Amendment was defeated by a vote of 40,000 to 20,000. In 1919, Maine became the third New England state to ratify the federal amendment and when a referendum vote was held, Maine women won the right to vote in presidential elections.

Date

1917-09-10

Subject

Ballot
Constitutional amendments
Election--Maine
United States--Maine--Hiram
Women--Suffrage--Maine

Format

1 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1917.09

Coverage

Hiram, Maine

Text

Proposed Amendment No. 1.
Woman's Suffrage...
Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by a resolution of the legislature granting suffrage to women upon equal terms with men?

Original Format

Ballots

Physical Dimensions

61.5 x 24 cm.

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