What does ratification of the 19th Amendment mean today?
August 24, 2020
(Excerpts from Justice Lisa Fair McEvers remarks on the 100th anniversary of North Dakota's ratification of the 19th Amendment.)
One hundred years ago, when my mother was born in 1919, my grandmother did not have the right to vote in most elections.
When I refer to "most elections," that's because women in North Dakota did have a limited right to vote prior to passage of the 19th Amendment. S...