Published: Oct. 28, 2020

“Colorado became one of the first states to grant women franchise, which nearly doubled our electorate. We were pretty progressive even way back then: A provision in the 1876 state constitution had already given women the right to vote in school board elections. The only downside of the 1893 referendum was that although African American women also got the vote, it still left out Asian American and Indigenous women.” - Rebecca Hunt, Associate Professor Emerita of History.

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