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Patricia Kaowthumrong

Assistant Food Editor

Patricia joined the 5280 staff in July 2019 and is thrilled to be writing about the Centennial State’s rich culinary scene. A Colorado native, she graduated in 2010 from the University of Colorado Boulder with degrees in journalism and psychology. In her spare time, Patricia loves cooking Thai and Chinese dishes with her mother and spending time with her husband, Gavin, and two cocker spaniels, Stella and Teddy.

 

Is Colorado Ready for November?

Whether it’s 1920 or 2020, any election cycle is fraught with talk about security and voting rights—but this year is unlike any ballot season we’ve seen.

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By the Numbers: Women in Office

The push for equal political representation for women has gone beyond the ballot box in recent decades.

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How Suffragist Strategies Are Used Today

Suffragists didn’t invent political organization tactics, but they took what others had used before, adjusted them for their needs, and found success. And campaigns and advocates are still using that same adopt-build-change strategy.

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Voting Rights Milestones

Making sure that Americans have equal access to the polls has been a long process—and it’s still evolving.

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Was Colorado the First to Let Women Vote?

Awarding a blue ribbon is complicated—but Western states, including Colorado and Wyoming, were early adopters when it came to extending suffrage to female citizens.

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How Colorado Women Won the Right to Vote

One hundred years ago this month, women across America gained the right to vote—something Colorado women had already been doing for 27 years.

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