Wyoming gained statehood, becoming the first state with equal voting rights for women, on July 10, 1890.

Wyoming gained statehood, becoming the first state with equal voting rights for women, on July 10, 1890. Women in Wyoming Territory had already had voting rights since 1869.

To learn when American women across the United States were enfranchised, before or after the Nineteenth Amendment, see When did women in your state get the right to vote?

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Wyoming gained statehood, becoming the first state with equal voting rights for women, on July 10, 1890.