Oregon Woman Suffrage History Month to Month

December 1910: Oregon Suffragists Submit Initiative Petition for the Final Campaign

Abigail Scott Duniway filed a petition with the Secretary of State with sufficient signatures to place the woman suffrage question on the ballot for the sixth time in November 1912. This was almost two years in advance of the election day in question and well before the deadline.

As the Oregon Journal phrased it, suffragists took time by the “forelock” to get a jump start on the campaign.

Suffragists Take Time by Forelock

“Suffragists Take Time by Forelock,” Oregon Journal, December 21, 19120, 14.

—Kimberly Jensen

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Posted by history class on 12/06 at 04:38 PM

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