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'I Voted' sticker honors 100 years of women's suffrage

November 07, 2017 12:35 PM

When you go vote Tuesday, you'll be handed an "I voted" sticker. There's a story behind the image on that sticker – and it has to do with Albany.

The image is that of General Rosalie Jones. She was a suffragist who led a 150-mile march from New York City to Albany in 1912.

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Jones won. New York voted to allow women to vote three years before the 19th amendment was ratified, granting women across the nation the right to vote.

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