https://danvillesanramon.com/square/print/2020/07/29/museum-of-the-san-ramon-valley-celebrates-the-centennial-anniversary-of-women-winning-the-right-to-vote


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Museum of the San Ramon Valley celebrates the centennial anniversary of women winning the right to vote

Original post made on Jul 29, 2020

To celebrate the centennial anniversary of women winning the right to vote, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley in downtown Danville is planning to hold a series of special social distancing-conscience events.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 1:05 PM

Comments

Posted by Dog Patch Duke
a resident of Danville
on Jul 29, 2020 at 8:35 pm

Clearly, women should have always had the right to vote.

However, as backward as some in California tend to think the mid-western "flyover" states are, Utah was the first state to give women the right to vote by ratifying it. The women in Wyoming were actually the first ones to exercise their rights -- only because Wyoming's election was held before Utah's.


Posted by Dog Patch Duke
a resident of Danville
on Jul 29, 2020 at 9:49 pm

Also, On November 3, 1896, Martha Hughes Cannon from Utah became the first female State Senator elected in the United States, defeating her own husband, who was also on the ballot.