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In 1893, state senator Michael Senn sponsored Senate Bill 94, An Act conferring upon Women the Right to Vote, before the Kansas Legislature. The Judiciary Committee, chaired by A. W. Dennison, recommended to the Senate that the bill not be passed. Kansas women gained the right to vote in municipal elections in 1887, but it was not until 1912 that the state approved full female suffrage.

Creator: Kansas Legislature.
Date: 1893

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This source can be used within the classroom as an example of how, in 1893, the state was not yet willing to grant full suffrage to women.

KS:7th:4.1:Women's suffrage (2005)

Item Number: 208583
Call Number: Secretary of State, Legislative Documents, Box 34492 Folder S.B. 94-1893
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208583

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