Women voters honor Susan B. Anthony with ‘I Voted’ stickers

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You see people posting ‘I Voted’ stickers on social media every election day.  But, some people in New York State used theirs to honor a champion of the Women’s Suffrage Movement. 

After casting their ballots, voters placed their ‘I Voted’ stickers on Susan B. Anthony’s Gravestone. 146 years ago, she was charged and fined for voting in the presidential election on November 5th, 1872.  It took nearly half a century for the efforts of the Suffrage Movement to finally lead to the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. 

A similar sticker tribute took place in the 2016 presidential election.    

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