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Meghan Markle makes royal history by voting in US Presidential Election 2020

Meghan Markle becomes the first royal to ever take part in a national election

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Meghan Markle makes royal history by voting in the US Presidential election 2020.

Meghan Markle becomes the first royal to ever take part in a national election , as multiple sources confirm that the “The duchess is voting.”

It’s a known fact that the members of the British Royal Family are not explicitly banned from voting, but they avoid doing so to ensure political neutrality.

However, the Duchess of Sussex and husband Prince Harry after moving to California have already broken royal protocol as they have been actively campaigning in the US to encourage people to vote.

Earlier in August, Meghan also spoke to Marie Claire in its voting feature about why she intends to vote in this election.

“I know what it’s like to have a voice and also what it’s like to feel voiceless,” she said.

“I also know that so many men and women have put their lives on the line for us to be heard. And that opportunity, that fundamental right, is in our ability to exercise our right to vote and to make all of our voices heard. One of my favorite quotes, and one that my husband I have referred to often, is from Kate Sheppard, a leader in the suffragist movement in New Zealand, who said, ‘Do not think your single vote does not matter much. The rain that refreshes the parched ground is made up of single drops’ That is why I vote.”

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.