Women at the Hustings: Gender, Citizenship and the Montreal By-Elections of 1832

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Title
Women at the Hustings: Gender, Citizenship and the Montreal By-Elections of 1832
Abstract
In 1832, Lower Canadian women could vote if they owned or rented property of the required value in their own name. The author discovered that 226 women, or 14 percent of the eligible electorate, exercised their right in a contentious 1832 by-election in Montreal.
Book Title
Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History
Place
Toronto
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date
2006
Pages
73-94
Language
en
Citation
Bradbury, Bettina. “Women at the Hustings: Gender, Citizenship and the Montreal By-Elections of 1832.” In Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women’s History, edited by Mona Gleason and Adele Perry, 73–94. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2006.
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