US Midterms: Susan B. Anthony grave decorated with 'I Voted' stickers

Hughes, President and CEO of National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House, said there were already a few dozen stickers decorating the gravesite in upstate NY by the time she arrived around 10 am.

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"I made a decision to visit her and just have a quiet meditative moment honoring all of the activists that came before me", Piccini told CBS News.

The proud female voters placed their "I Voted" stickers on Anthony's headstone in a practice that has become something of an Election Day tradition.

146 years later - women are visiting her final resting place in Rochester, New York, to place their "I voted" stickers on her grave.

"It means so much to me to be able to visit the polls and voice my opinion in the way of voting", said Piccini, "I'm grateful for the suffering and fighting that got us (women) here!"

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