Centennial Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution.  Ohioans and Repubican women in Ohio played a big part in the suffrage movement. 

Celebrate Republican women and the strength we have shown over the past 100 years.

JOURNEY TOGETHER TO HONOR AND CELEBRATE THE OHIO WOMEN WHO MADE THIS ACHIEVEMENT POSSIBLE

Commemorate the living legacy of women rights achieved by Ohio women and men who engineered the largest expansion of voting rights in American history
Marching with Ohio Republican Women on the road from 2018 to 2020 
Illuminate and preserve a critical part of Ohio history of women
Recognize the achievements of the Present Ohio women
Work to empower the FUTURE Ohio generation of women
Develop an Ohio historical trail of women’s voting rights

Ohio Republican Women’s Gallery

The first six women voted to the General Assembly in Ohio were all Republicans.

First woman legislator to have a bill enacted into law

First woman to serve in both chambers of the Ohio Legislature

First Ohio woman to receive a nomination for the State Senate

First woman from Lucas County to be elected to the Ohio House of Representatives

First woman member to temporarily preside over the chamber when asked to do so by the House Speaker

Chaired three of her six committee assignments in the Senate and she authored three bills which became law

Ohio Republican woman are still leading the way.

IRON JAWED ANGELS

Iron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American historical drama film directed by Katja von Garnier. The film stars Hilary Swank as suffragist leader Alice Paul, Frances O’Connor as activist Lucy Burns, Julia Ormond as Inez Milholland, and Anjelica Huston as Carrie Chapman Catt.

The film focuses on the American women’s suffrage movement during the 1910s and follows women’s suffrage leaders Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as they use peaceful and effective nonviolent strategies, tactics, and dialogues to revolutionize the American feminist movement to grant women the right to vote. 

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