Flashback Friday: 1915 cleaning up politics

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1915 Women Vote in Canada – cleaning up politics

In 1915, a Winnipeg activist named Nellie McClung believed that if women were given the right to vote then they could help “clean up” politics and get rid of the corruption and graft.

Back in the day, cleaning up the “dirty mess” of politics was promoted with a mop and pail.