Tag: voting rights

Women and the 19th Amendment

On August 26th our nation pauses to acknowledge the day in 1920 when the 19th Amendment to our country’s Constitution, giving women the right to vote, became law in the United States. The struggle to secure the right to vote for women in America began in in the late 1800s when groups of women called “suffragists” demanded that women should have the same rights as men.

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Davis challenging redistricting plan

As we told you in David Taffet’s May 6 story on redistricting efforts under way in the Texas Legislature, the redistricting plan under consideration now would split Senate District 10, currently represented by Democratic...

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State reps pass redistricting map

Rep. Marc Veasey Legislators believe congressional and legislative districts will be decided in the courts DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Although plans for new congressional and state house and senate...

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