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United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

Cite as: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress], Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2020).

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12 committees met in 233 sessions. Average 4.480769230769231 sessions each.

Dates from Monday, 03 December 1877 to Wednesday, 04 June 1919.

Person icon People:

1451 people in 49 voting delegations.

Top 5 most active people are:

Summary of person events:

  • 1888 Person join icon join a committee.
  • 1155 Person leave icon leave a committee.
  • 95 Person elect icon elections to a position.

Procedure icon Procedures:

938 procedural motions considered.

Summary of procedural events:

  • 938 Procedural motion icon procedural motion proposed.
  • 126 Debate motion icon motions debated.

Document icon Documents:

230 documents considered with 49 amendments presented.

Summary of document events:

  • 230 Create a new document proposal new documents created.
  • 47 Document copied documents passed from another committee.
  • 49 Document amended amendments to a document proposed.
  • 142 Debate a document proposal debates on a proposal.

Voting icon Decisions:

1096 number of decisions made.

Summary of decision made:

  • 749 Vote adopt icon proposals adopted.
  • 73 Vote reject icon proposals rejected.
  • 44 Vote refer icon proposals referred to another committee.
  • 8 Postpone debate icon debate of a proposal postponed.
  • 10 Vote drop icon proposal dropped from discussion without a formal vote.
  • 6 Vote drop icon some other decision on a proposal.