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In 1893, the state legislature passed Senate Joint Resolutions 1 & 2 which proposed to amend the state constitution to allow for equal suffrage between men and women. Women achieved equal suffrage in municipal elections in 1887, but could not vote in state or federal elections. Included on the general ballot for 1894, the equal suffrage amendment did not receive the number of popular votes necessary to become law. The initial support of the amendment derived largely from a Populist dominated state Senate and Populist governor. The Populist or People's Party embraced equal suffrage as a party platform. Women gained full suffrage in Kansas in 1912.

Creator: Kansas Legislature.
Date: 1893

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Substitute for Senate Joint Resolutions Nos. 1 & 2 - 1

Item Number: 208586
Call Number: Secretary of State, Legislative Documents, Box 34494 Folder SCR 1 & 2-1893
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208586

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