This Day in History: 1893-01-16

“On January 16, 1893, Representative J.T. Heath, a Populist from Montrose and Delta counties, introduced the woman suffrage bill that eventually became law later that year. As provided for by Article 7, Section 2 of the state constitution, House Bill 118, drawn up by Denver attorney and reformer Jared Warner Mills, met with the approval of legislators by April 7 and then went before the Colorado electorate on November 7.”  Find the text of the article.