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You Vote, Girl! Women Cast Their Ballots

You Vote, Girl! Women Cast Their Ballots

Nearly 100 years ago, suffragettes fought for women's right to vote, and today, we're doing just that. Today's the 2012 presidential election, and it's a big one for women in the US with women's issues in the balance. According to Facebook's real-time voting app, female voters outnumber male voters (at least in terms of Facebook activity) by nearly double — 4.6 million compared to 2.3 million. And in 2008's presidential election, a higher percentage of women voted than men. No matter who wins tonight, we're proud of our fellow ladies who voted — so check them out now!

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