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March 1918


The New York Times, March 4, 1918 – Anne Martin, vice chair of the National Woman’s Party, is running for the US Senate from Nevada. Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin, from Montana, is also running for the US Senate. read clipping


The New York Times, March 5, 1918 – Front Page – The National Woman's Party wins its appeal regarding the White House picketing. The conviction of the picketers by the local police court is reversed. The eight women filing the lawsuit continue to press for $400,000 in damages. read clipping


The New York Times, March 5, 1918 – Front Page – With four empty seats in the New York delegation in the US House of Representatives, the Republicans have a one-person majority in the House. Women in New York are voting for the first time in a special election for Congress, and they may swing the majority in the US House. read clipping


The New York Times, March 6, 1918 – Front Page – Democrats win all four seats from New York, returning Democrats to the majority they held before the seats were vacated. The percentage of registered women who voted was far higher than the number of registered men who voted. read clipping

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