Slovenia: women allowed to vote in municipal elections

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After WWI, on May 15, 1920 the Slovenian People’s Party granted universal suffrage for men and women at the municipal level. This was the first time universal women suffrage was introduced to Slovenian lands. It did not last long, however. The opponents of universal suffrage, local liberals and leaders in Belgrade managed to dismiss the right just two months before the local elections in 1921.

— October 17 in Slovenian History, Total Slovenia News


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Published in 26/12/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

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