Hillary Clinton makes history by being first female major party candidate to vote for herself

Hillary Clinton has made history already on election day, by being the first major party female candidate to cast a vote for herself.

The Democratic Presidential nominee hopes to become the first woman to be elected as the USA’s Commander in Chief after Tuesday’s election.


She cast her ballot in Chappaqua, New York, alongside her husband Bill.

As CNN’s Dan Merica noted in a tweet, she did so, becoming the “the first woman from a major party to vote for herself for president”.

She looked pretty excited in photos from the ballot box.


In the final run-up to the US presidential election Clinton reached out to LGBT voters, vowing to be an ally if she wins the election.

Clinton hopes to become the first female president in history as she runs against Republican Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton has unveiled a plan to stamp out bullying and discrimination in schools this week.The ‘Better than Bullying’ plan involves more than $500 million in new funding to help address develop comprehensive plans to address bullying.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump was hit with a homophobic discrimination lawsuit by a former employee at the end of last month.

Ahead of next week’s election, PinkNews took a look at the specific policy agenda set out by each Presidential ticket, and what it actually means for the LGBT community.