Philippine women's suffrage plebiscite, 1937

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The issue concerning women's suffrage in the Philippines was settled in a special plebiscite held on April 30, 1937. Ninety percent of voters were in favor of the measure. In compliance with the 1935 Constitution, the National Assembly passed a law which extended right of suffrage to women, a right which remains to this day.

Plebiscite Results[edit]

Ratification Votes
YES 447,725
NO 44,307

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