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President's Message (Jim Koshi)
Voter Service
Board Highlights
94 National Convention Report (Sue Irvine)
Why Don't We Vote?
United Nations
LWVHI Program, 1993-1995
Health Care Reform (Elizabeth Adams)
Politics in '94
Population - A Problem Everywhere
Law of the Sea
Cable Access
Recycling in Hawaii
Global Warming
Writing a Congressperson
Citizen's Guide to National Voter Registration
75th Anniversary

75th Anniversary

May 19,1919. The House of Representatives passed the 19th Amendment, 304-90.

June 4,1919. The Senate passed the 19th Amendment with two votes to spare, forty years after its first introduction in Congress.

Founding of the League, February 14, 1920. The League of Women Voters was officially founded as a "mighty experiment," at the Victory Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Chicago, Illinois.

Ratification, August 18, 1920. Tennessee became the final state to ratify, after the governor yielded to appeals to call a special session of the legislature. A young state legislator cast the deciding vote after being admonished to do so by his mother.

Proclamation, August 26, 1920. Notice of the final ratification was received by the secretary of state in Washington at 4:00 a.m, and the 19th Amendment was proclaimed part of the Constitution.

First Convention, April 11-18, 1921. The League of Women Voters first annual convention, Cleveland, Ohio.

Oklahoma Voter, April 1994

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