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New Mexico and The Vote Ep 4 - 100 Years After Ratification

  Tuesday 8/25, 8a: It's been 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment assured women the right to vote in New Mexico and the rest of the United States, and it's been more 70 years since a lawsuit ensured the franchise for Native Americans. But what is the work left undone?

 On this final episode, Megan Kamerick looks at what issues remain for gender equality, including the passing of the Equal Rights Amendment and convincing more women to run for public office, and the huge challenges that still face Native American Voters. 

“New Mexico and the Vote” is a companion production to The American Experience documentary “The Vote” on PBS, which is still available for streaming.



Events Celebrating 100 Years Of 19th Amendment Ratification

Megan has been a journalist for 25 years and worked at business weeklies in San Antonio, New Orleans and Albuquerque. She first came to KUNM as a phone volunteer on the pledge drive in 2005. That led to volunteering on Women’s Focus, Weekend Edition and the Global Music Show. She was then hired as Morning Edition host in 2015, then the All Things Considered host in 2018. Megan was hired as News Director in 2021.
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