Meghan Markle Makes British Royal Family History By Voting In US Election
The Duchess of Sussex is an American citizen. The couple now resides in Montecito, California, after withdrawing from their working senior royal family member roles.
British royal family members aren't banned from voting in British elections. However, Elle reports they are expected not to, in order to remain apolitical.
In August, Markle spoke to Marie Claire magazine to talk about why voting is so important to her.
She quoted Kate Sheppard, a leader in New Zealand's suffragist movement.
'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. Meghan Markle The Duchess of Sussex