Wednesday, October 3, 2012

SOTS Merrill looks at the role of women in Connecticut elections

Here is Secretary of the State Denise Merrill talking about Connecticut's voting rights history.

One interesting note — Merrill points out that "women in New Haven were allowed to serve on their local Board of Education until 1897, when the right was taken away from them."

"It's still a difficult path to statewide office," she says.



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