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Proposal and Ratification
« on: October 26, 2014, 10:32:33 PM »
The Congress proposed the Nineteenth Amendment on June 4, 1919, and the following states ratified the amendment.

1. Wisconsin (June 10, 1919)
2. Illinois (June 10, 1919, reaffirmed on June 17, 1919)
3. Michigan (June 10, 1919)
4. Kansas (June 16, 1919)
5. New York (June 16, 1919)
6. Ohio (June 16, 1919)
7. Pennsylvania (June 24, 1919)
8. Massachusetts (June 25, 1919)
9. Texas (June 28, 1919)
10. Iowa (July 2, 1919)
11. Missouri (July 3, 1919)
12. Arkansas (July 28, 1919)
13. Montana (August 2, 1919)
14. Nebraska (August 2, 1919)
15. Minnesota (September 8, 1919)
16. New Hampshire (September 10, 1919)
17. Utah (October 2, 1919)
18. California (November 1, 1919)
19. Maine (November 5, 1919)
20. North Dakota (December 1, 1919)
21. South Dakota (December 4, 1919)
22. Colorado (December 15, 1919)
23. Kentucky (January 6, 1920)
24. Rhode Island (January 6, 1920)
25. Oregon (January 13, 1920)
26. Indiana (January 16, 1920)
27. Wyoming (January 27, 1920)
28. Nevada (February 7, 1920)
29. New Jersey (February 9, 1920)
30. Idaho (February 11, 1920)
31. Arizona (February 12, 1920)
32. New Mexico (February 21, 1920)
33. Oklahoma (February 28, 1920)
34. West Virginia (March 10, 1920, confirmed on September 21, 1920)
35. Washington (March 22, 1920)
36. Tennessee (August 18, 1920)

Ratification was completed on August 18, 1920, and the following states subsequently ratified the amendment:

37. Connecticut (September 14, 1920, reaffirmed on September 21, 1920)
38. Vermont (February 8, 1921)
39. Delaware (March 6, 1923, after being rejected on June 2, 1920)
40. Maryland (March 29, 1941 after being rejected on February 24, 1920; not certified until February 25, 1958)
41. Virginia (February 21, 1952, after being rejected on February 12, 1920)
42. Alabama (September 8, 1953, after being rejected on September 22, 1919)
43. Florida (May 13, 1969)
44. South Carolina (July 1, 1969, after being rejected on January 28, 1920; not certified until August 22, 1973)
45. Georgia (February 20, 1970, after being rejected on July 24, 1919)
46. Louisiana (June 11, 1970, after being rejected on July 1, 1920)
47. North Carolina (May 6, 1971)
48. Mississippi (March 22, 1984, after being rejected on March 29, 1920)

Alaska and Hawaii were not states when the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified.