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Women Are Putting Their ‘I Voted’ Stickers On Susan B. Anthony’s Grave And It’s Truly Empowering

After voting in this year’s midterm elections, masses of women are making their way to Rochester, New York to place their ‘I Voted’ stickers on Susan B. Anthony’s grave.

The first group of voters gathered at Mount Hope Cemetery early this morning to pay their respects to the iconic suffragette.

This act of gratitude has become an Election Day tradition intended to honor Anthony for her efforts during the women’s rights movement. 146 years ago to the day Anthony was arrested for voting illegally and it wasn’t until 50 years later the 19th Amendment was officially ratified granting women the right to vote nationwide.

Women made a similar passage to Anthony’s gravesite during the 2016 election when Hillary Clinton was the first female major party presidential candidate.

The occasion also inspired a flood of tributes to Anthony on Twitter.

Susan B. Anthony continues to be a hero for women across the country who vote proudly in her place.

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“There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers,” – Susan B. Anthony.