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Happy #19thAmendment Day — 99 Years and We Need Just One. Women Received the Vote Today. Illinois Ratifies the #ERA.

Happy #19thAmendment Day — 99 Years and We Need Just One. Women Received the Vote Today. Illinois Ratifies the #ERA.

History. Her story was made last Wednesday by the State of Illinois ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment 45 years after it was approved by Congress and 36 years past the 1982 ratification deadline.

And TODAY, 99 years ago, the U.S. Senate passed the 19th Amendment.