Negele: Lawmakers reflect on 100 years of women’s suffrage

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, January 17, 2020

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) (podium, left) commemorates the 100th anniversary of Indiana ratifying the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Indiana was the 26th state to ratify the amendment, which was officially adopted on Aug. 26, 1920. Lawmakers and guests from many backgrounds and generations celebrated the occasion with a special a presentation on the House floor. In 2019, Negele authored a law creating the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission to organize celebrations throughout the 100th anniversary year.

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State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) represents House District 13, which includes all of Benton County, 
and portions of Fountain, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties.