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A BILL. Granting women the right to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States; assessing a State capitation tax on certain women residents of Virginia, and prescribing the qualifications of women entitled to vote for such electors, and the manner in which women may register and vote. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia, as follows: Sec. 1. In addition to the male persons who are or may be qualified under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States.
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A BILL. Granting women the right to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States; assessing a State capitation tax on certain women residents of Virginia, and prescribing the qualifications of women entitled to vote for such electors, and the manner in which women may register and vote. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia, as follows: Sec. 1. In addition to the male persons who are or may be qualified under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States, every female citizen of the United States, twenty-one years of age, who has been a resident of the State two years, of the county, city or town one year, and of the precinct in which she offers to vote thirty days next preceding the election in which she offers to vote thirty days next preceding the election in which she offers to vote, has been registered, and has paid her State poll taxes as hereinafter required, shall be entitled to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States; but removal from one precinct to another in the same county, city, or town shall not deprive any woman of her right to vote in the precinct from which she has moved, until the expiration of thirty days after such removal. Sec. 2. After the first day of July, nineteen hundred and twenty every female citizen of the United States, having the qualifications of age and residence required by the preceding section of this act, shall be entitled to register for the purpose of voting for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States, provided:

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A BILL. Granting women the right to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States; assessing a State capitation tax on certain women residents of Virginia, and prescribing the qualifications of women entitled to vote for such electors, and the manner in which women may register and vote. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia, as follows: Sec. 1. In addition to the male persons who are or may be qualified under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States, every female citizen of the United States, twenty-one years of age, who has been a resident of the State two years, of the county, city or town one year, and of the precinct in which she offers to vote thirty days next preceding the election in which she offers to vote thirty days next preceding the election in which she offers to vote, has been registered, and has paid her State poll taxes as hereinafter required, shall be entitled to vote for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States; but removal from one precinct to another in the same county, city, or town shall not deprive any woman of her right to vote in the precinct from which she has moved, until the expiration of thirty days after such removal. Sec. 2. After the first day of July, nineteen hundred and twenty every female citizen of the United States, having the qualifications of age and residence required by the preceding section of this act, shall be entitled to register for the purpose of voting for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States, provided: