Nationally, women’s suffrage came to be via the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution adopted a century ago. Other articles in this issue of The Judges’ Journal provide thoughtful history, context, and detail in celebrating that enactment. But women’s suffrage has a fascinating history in the states and territories that predates the Nineteenth Amendment, at times by decades and centuries. This article provides a brief glimpse into those efforts in the western states and territories.
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