1917 : Governor Alpert Sleeper Signs Bill Allowing Michigan Women to Vote for Presidential Electors

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Governor Albert Sleeper Signs Bill

On May 8, 1917, Governor Albert Sleeper signed a bill allowing Michigan women to vote for presidential electors. A year later, male voters approved an amendment to the state constitution granting women the right to vote in all state and national elections. This photo shows Sleeper and suffrage supporters at the bill signing in the governor’s state capitol office.

Source : Michigan State Capitol Blog, May 8, 2018.