Meghan Markle makes history, becomes 1st modern British royal to vote in US election

Meghan Markle makes history, becomes 1st modern British royal to vote in US election

- A close source to the Duchess said Meghan was set to vote during the US 2020 general election but it was not clear if she cast her ballot early or voted locally near her home in Santa Barbara, California

- The 39-year-old British royal has been very vocal and has always encouraged people to come out and vote

- Meghan who has been very outspoken revealed in August that she planned to cast a ballot

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Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle made history after becoming the first member of the British royal family to vote in the US election.

A close source to the Duchess told People Magazine that Meghan was voting in the election but it was not clear if she cast her ballot early or voted locally near her Santa Barbara, California.

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Since the mother of one made her return to the US, she has been very vocal and has always encouraged people to come out on vote during the 2020 general election.

Meghan Markle makes history, becomes first modern British royal to vote in US election

Meghan Markle became the first British royal to vote in the US election.
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The royal has been very outspoken and revealed in August that she planned to cast a ballot.

In other related news, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex officially stepped down from their royal duties early in the year.

The two bid their fans and followers farewell through their official Instagram account on Tuesday, March 31.

In the post seen by Briefly.co.za, Harry and Meghan assured fans they may not be seen in public but would keep working behind the scenes in a bid to better the lives of others.

''As we all find the part we are to play in this global shift and changing of habits, we are focusing this new chapter to understand how we can best contribute. While you may not see us here, the work continues. Thank you to this community for the support, the inspiration and the shared commitment to the good in the world. We look forward to reconnecting with you soon. You have been great! Until then, please take good care of yourselves, and of one another,'' their post read in part.
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The latest development came about four months after the couple disclosed their intentions to relinquish their royal status.

The lovebirds shocked the world in January after announcing they intended to step back from the royal family, split their time between the United Kingdom and North America and start paying their own bills.

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