Lawmakers Commemorate 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Credit: FOX 47 News Michigan
Published on June 12, 2019 - Duration: 00:43s
Yesterday marked the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote.

Lawmakers Commemorate 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

THIS WEEK MARKS THEONE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF AWOMAN'S RIGHT TOVOTE IN MICHIGAN.MICHIGAN WAS AMONG THE FIRSTTHREE STATES TO RATIFY THENINETEENTHAMENDMENT.TODAY... GOVERNOR GRETCHENWHITMER ADDRESSED A CROWD DURINGA CELEBRATIONAT THE STATE CAPITAL.WHEN ASKED IF THE INFLUX OFFEMALE CANDIDATES IN LAST YEAR'SELECTION -- WASAN ORGANIZED EFFORT -- THEGOVERNOR SAYS IT WASN'T AS EASYAS THAT."THE CANDIDATES THAT WORKED THEHARDEST WON.

THE CANDIDATES THATSTAYED FOCUSED ON THE THINGSTHAT MATTER TO THE PEOPLE OFTHIS STATE ARE THE ONES THATENDED UP HERE IN LANSING,"AFTER HER SPEECH -- GOVERNORWHITMER HELD A QUESTION ANDANSWER SESSION --WHERE SHE ADDRESSED THINGS LIKEEQUAL PAY AND REPRODUCTIVERIGHTS.THE GOVERNOR SAYS... SHE THINKSMICHIGAN COULD ACHIEVE EQUALITYBY ELECTINGMORE PEOPLE THAT AREREPRESENTATIVE OF THE GE

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