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March 1920


The New York Times, March 1, 1920 – The National Woman’s Party
approaches the presidential candidates of both parties seeking their
assistance to get three more states to ratify the Suffrage Amendment.
Since neither the president nor vice president is running this time, the field
of candidates for both parties is wide open.
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The New York Times, March 1, 1920 – The governor of Vermont, who
previously vetoed a state suffrage bill, refuses to call a special session of
the Legislature to consider the Federal Suffrage Amendment. The Vermont
Legislature is not scheduled to meet until 1921.
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The New York Times, March 2, 1920 – The vote on suffrage in the West
Virginia Senate is evenly split, which means defeat of the Suffrage
Amendment, unless the vote is reconsidered at a later date.
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The New York Times, March 3, 1920 – Front Page – President Wilson asks
two state senators in West Virginia to change their anti-suffrage positions.
They refuse. The governor of Washington calls a special legislative session
where the Suffrage Amendment is expected to be ratified easily.
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The New York Times, March 4, 1920 – Front Page – The West Virginia
House votes in favor of suffrage, but the West Virginia Senate refuses to
reconsider the Suffrage Amendment after an earlier vote rejecting it.

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