noncitizens vote-1914

Seattle citizens gather petitions to recall Mayor Hiram Gill in 1914. Prior to statehood in 1889, noncitizens could vote in Washington Territory. But women didn't get the vote in Washington until 1910. (Photo via Seattle Public Library)

Seattle citizens gather petitions to recall Mayor Hiram Gill in 1914. Prior to statehood in 1889, noncitizens could vote in Washington Territory. But women didn’t get the vote in Washington until 1910. (Photo via Seattle Public Library)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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