Women's Suffrage in Broome County
The First Vote
Florence Chauncey, The Ladies of Lisle, and the First Women's Vote in New York State

On January 5, 1918, a special election was held at the Town of Lisle in Broome County. It would be the first election to be held after women gained the right to vote in New York State.
Binghamton Press, December 24, 1917

"Ladies of Lisle" arrive at the Village Hall

Florence B. Chauncey casts her vote and becomes the first woman to vote in New York State

Former Lisle Village Hall as it appears today

Historical Marker installed on 100th Anniversary, January 5, 2018

Unveiling the Marker

Roger Luther - 2018