Posted: 9 November, 2016 by Newsroom

These Women Waited 96 Years To Vote For A Female President

They're voting for Clinton

Tags: election

American women did not receive the right to vote until August 18, 1920.  How times change.


The website I Waited 96 Years has been documenting the stories of some of the women born before this date who are now getting the chance to vote for a female president - and they couldn't be more excited about it.

Their campaign started with creator Sarah Bunin Benor posting a photo of her 98-year-old grandmother posting an absentee ballot for Hillary Clinton.

"When I was marking my absentee ballot for Hillary Clinton, it occurred to me that this wish is even more poignant, because I was born in 1918, two years before women achieved the right to vote," Estelle Schultz said, "To see such an accomplishment in my lifetime is momentous."









Image: I Waited 96 Years

Tags: election

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