Your Voice 2016
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Every few years, Americans practice their civic duty and take to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to share their election selfies and “I Voted” stickers. While you’re biting your nails and screaming at your TV or computer screen waiting for election results to come in, we’ve rounded up some of the cutest and most heart-warming moments the internet had to offer today.
This was the year pets made a splash at the polls.
The pet turnout was strong.
This cat was particularly keen on playing his part.
While this dog captured all of our election exhaustion.
Some pets were less enthused about casting a ballot.
Seriously, cats—not so big on voting.
This dog, on the other hand, is about that #PantsuitNation life.
For all you civics nerds out there, we also got to see the great diversity of “I Voted” stickers.
Charlottesville wants you to know you made a difference.
While Wake County loves early voting.
Georgia peaches are sweet, but turning up at the polls (and getting this sticker) is even sweeter.
And some places opted for wristbands instead (to some dismay).
While Rami Malek flexes a multi-lingual “I Voted” sticker. We approve!
But this election meant something special to a lot of women.
We got to celebrate with some first-time voters.
And some long-time voters, like this 100-year-old North Carolinian who had been scrubbed from the polls earlier this election.
One woman brought windex to make that glass ceiling shine real pretty before it shatters.
And this woman voted in an LGBT church, wearing her mom’s shirt and her late grandmother’s Birkenstocks.
#PantsuitNation could be found at the DMV.
And ladies were getting intergenerational with it.
They got their sons involved.
And, of course, their daughters too.
Even Ivanka Trump helped out.
Angela Davis and her daughter turned up.
And while many placed their stickers on Susan B. Anthony’s grave to pay homage, still others paid tribute to the late “unbought and unbossed” Shirley Chisholm, the first African American congresswoman and the first woman to ever run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.