In April 2017, Congress passed legislation to create the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission (S.847) “to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for women’s suffrage.” 

The bill, sponsored by Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, garnered bipartisan support and was cosponsored by every female member of the U.S. Senate. The Commission was active until December 18, 2020 and was committed to telling an inclusive, diverse, and complete history of the fight for the vote. Through its major campaigns and initiatives, the Commission leaves a legacy of statues, memorials, murals, historic markers, exhibits, memorabilia, and resources that will continue to reach millions of Americans and will keep the story of the trailblazing suffragists alive for generations to come.


COMMISSION Meeting Documents




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Reports to Congress & THE WHITE HOUSE