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#ElectionDay: The big day is here so #DontForgetToVote. With Maryland polls open until 8pm tonight #GoVote. #TuesdayMotivation #Vote2016

On Election Eve, remember this part of our history: Not until 1964 with the passage of the 24th amendment to the Constitution were poll taxes banned. You can't let that work go to waste—get out and vote! #OurStory

100 years ago today, Jeannette Rankin becomes the first woman to hold federal office as she was elected to serve Montana in the House of Representatives. She voted against US entry into World War I and lost her next election in 1918 as she ran for the Senate due to unfavorable redistricting. She won election to the House in 1940, serving two non-consecutive terms. On December 8,1941, she was the only member of either chamber of Congress to vote against the declaration of war on Japan. #SHEstory

On November 6, 1928, Octaviano Larrazolo of New Mexico becomes the first Latino elected to the United States Senate. #USSenate #TodayinHistory

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