Today is caucus day, and I feel an urgent need to invite women to vote. Last semester I wrote my senior thesis on the American women's suffrage movement and suffrage poetry. When I think about those women who sacrificed so much so that I would have the opportunity to go to the polls today, how can I not? These women put their reputations on the line, they challenged the men in authority, they were imprisoned for protesting, and they were tied down and force-fed while they protested in prison. Ladies, if you had lived one lifetime ago (ONLY 90 YEARS!) you would not be allowed to vote but you would be expected to follow the law. The law made by those you did not even elect to office. So I plead with you today to exercise your rights and vote! Carrie Chapman Catt, Elizabeth Caty Stanton, Lucricia Mott, and so many others spent a lifetime working just so that you could cast that vote. Don't let them down, and don't let YOUR voice go unheard!