|Philippine women's suffrage plebiscite, 1937
|The Question of Woman Suffrage
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 the right of suffrage to women, a right which still remains.
As mandated by Commonwealth Act No. 34, women who meets the same qualification for men voted in the plebiscite.
86 percent of those who registered for the plebiscite made a vote. Those who registered comprises 29 percent of women voters eligible for the plebiscite.