Utah became a state, the 3rd with votes for women, on January 4, 1896.

Utah Territory had already enfranchised women in 1870. Utah women voted for 17 years before Congress overruled Utah’s suffrage law and revoked Utah women’s voting rights.  When Utah achieved statehood, Utah included women’s suffrage in its constitution and Utah women regained, and kept, the right to vote.

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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Utah became a state, the 3rd with votes for women, on January 4, 1896.