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What is House Concurrent Resolution 21?

Passed on 3/28/19, Delaware HCR 21 celebrates Delaware's 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. Resolution 21 calls on the Delaware Heritage Commission to organize meaningful events and exhibits to honor the 100th anniversary and establish a subcommittee to plan a parade commemorating the occasion.

The preliminary Women's Suffrage Commission was formed to Celebrate, Educate and Continue the work of the Women's Suffrage movement by commemorating the 100th anniversary and organize

The motto can be summarized by the following:

  • Celebrate - Recognizing the achievement the 19th Amendment was the one of the greatest expansion of women's rights in the history of the United States
  • Educate - Focusing on providing people with the history of the Women's Suffrage Movement
  • Continue - Acknowledging that although the Voting Rights Act of 1965 removed some barriers to voting, other barriers persist

Read Delaware House Concurrent Resolution 21 or download the resolution here.

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A Message from Governor Carney

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Governor John C. Carney
State of Delaware

Photo of Reba Hollingsworth

Photo of Valerie Longhurst

Valerie Longhurst

Photo of Jackie Griffith

Jackie Griffith, Chair

Photo of Nicole Poore

Nicole Poore

Photo of Bradley Skelcher

Bradley Skelcher

Photo of Courtney Stewart

Courtney Stewart

Photo of Reba Hollingsworth

Reba Hollingsworth

Photo of Karen Falk

Karen Falk

Photo of Sue Bramhall

Sue Bramhall

Photo of Syl Woolford

Syl Woolford

Photo of Lanette Edwards

Lanette Edwards

Photo of Jack Young

Jack Young

Photo of Tania Culley

Tania Culley

Photo of Rod Smolla

Rod Smolla

Photo of Dick Carter

Dick Carter

Photo of Julie Russ

Julie Russ

Celebrate the Women’s Suffrage Centennial by making sure you’re registered to vote.

All Delawareans are encouraged to register to vote or update their registration at

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