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Part Two The Utah Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV Elections and Right of Suffrage

From: The Utah State Constitution

Jean Bickmore White

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 May 2021

The rights of citizens of the State of Utah to vote and hold office shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex. Both male and female citizens of this State shall enjoy equally all civil, political and religious rights and privileges. This provision took up more time at the constitutional convention in 1895 than any other section of the constitution, because of its restoration of women’s right to vote and hold office. At that time, only two states, Wyoming and Colorado, extended these rights to women, although Idaho was soon to grant them also. Only two...
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