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This article looks at famous North Carolina politicians who opposed suffrage for women in 1920. These politicians were led the campaign to alienate black voters 20 years prior. The most prominent of these politicians were Alfred M. Waddell, George Rountree, and Furnifold M. Simmons. While the campaign to stop women's suffrage was a diverse one and included many women, Waddell, Rountree, and Simmons were the political force behind the efforts to deny women the vote.