In just over two months, about 9.3 million Texas women will have the option to vote in the presidential election. It’s a process that hundreds of thousands Texans take for granted, but for women, the process of merely making it to the polls was a hard-fought process.
This coming Wednesday – Aug. 26 – marks the centennial of women gaining the right to vote. On that day in 1920, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby ratified the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
By Morgan Howard • [email protected]