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American women fought hard to win the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th Amendment 100 years ago this month. Thankful for @RepLawrence ’s leadership in the fight to ensure women nationwide are able to cast their votes in this year’s elections.

This 1944 campaign poster for FDR emphasized the importance of the female vote and urged women to register. "It means that your votes will decide the kind of America your sons and daughters will come home to." #ArchivesGetsTheVote  #19SuffrageStories  📷: @FDRLibrary 

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“You have taken our votes for granted for years. But guess what? It’s payback time: What are you going to do for us?” asked Bev Jackson, an organizer in a once-red Georgia county that’s quickly turning blue as it elects Black women.

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This might explain why the SA Lib moderates were so keen for that controversial Women’s Council meeting to go ahead tonight - they’ve won back the presidency from the Right, meaning more influence on state council/executive. Sue Lawrie beat Laura Curran 184 votes to 38, I’m told

When politics hits home: Pandemic moms are descendants of soccer and votes-for-women moms

When politics hits home: Pandemic moms are descendants of soccer and votes-for-women moms

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“You have taken our votes for granted for years. But guess what? It’s payback time: What are you going to do for us?” Black women are mobilized and demanding an overdue return on their investment in the Democratic Party. #AmericaDisrupted 

“You have taken our votes for granted for years. But guess what? It’s payback time: What are you going to do for us?” Black women are mobilized and demanding an overdue return on their investment in the Democratic Party. #AmericaDisrupted 

“You have taken our votes for granted for years. But guess what? It’s payback time: What are you going to do for us?” Black women are mobilized and demanding an overdue return on their investment in the Democratic Party. #AmericaDisrupted 

One thing a Karen Bass pick would do is remove a potent possible rival to Jeffries (or Richmond?) for the Speaker’s gavel when Pelosi retires. Turns out capable women from California have a way of finding some votes in caucus, particularly if they don’t compete with each other.

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Today is the anniversary of the death of the suffragette Emily Wilding Davison whose bravery helped achieve votes for women At this time of global protest at racism and the lack of representation, let’s remember the great pioneers of the struggles for equality and social justice

President Trump's asleep at the wheel on Coronavirus And @SenateGOP 's setting up votes for shameless political stunts on divisive anti-choice, anti-women, anti-family bills Americans deserve real leadership at the White House on Coronavirus and a Senate that works for Americans

Women for Trump. @KellyRiddell  predicts @realDonaldTrump  will win suburban women’s votes in 2020. #AmericaFirst  #MAGA  #Dobbs 

@senatemajldr  If by “overturning the results of an American election” you mean conducting lawful oversight in the face of BLATANT CRIMES: enacting Putin’s foreign policy aims, trading weapons for political favors, suppressing the votes of women & people of color using stolen Facebook data...

The House passed the Violence Against Women Act with 33 Republican votes, even though the NRA opposed it. Preventing violence against women isn’t a partisan issue, it’s an issue we should all support. It's time for the Senate to take action.

Back in June, tens of thousands of women joined PROCESSIONS to celebrate the centenary of votes for women. Today marks the 100 year anniversary of UK women voting for the first time in a general election. Another reason to celebrate.

“Today, no one laughs at a little girl who says that one day she would like to become a government minister, or even Chancellor.” Angela Merkel speaks at an event commemorating 100 years of votes for women in Germany.

Tory chief whip told three MPs to defy "pairing" deals on crucial Brexit votes according to today's Times. If true, this is despicable behaviour which makes politics even more inaccessible for women. If true, Julian Smith must resign, or be sacked.

Suffragettes writing 'Votes For Women' on the pavement during the Hexham by-election, 1907.

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