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'Pantsuit Nation' suited up for Election Day

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UPDATE 6:40 p.m. EST:  Hillary Clinton sent a special note to her supporters over at Pantsuit Nation:

"Your stories and photos of family members and friends are wonderful to see, but what truly warms my heart is the thousands of comments of support and love you all send to each other. I'm honored and humbled to have all of you with me, but I'm even prouder to see this community represent the best of America: people of all backgrounds and beliefs who share a vision for a brighter future for our children, and who have each other's backs."


November 8 is more than just Election Day -- for women across the nation, it's pantsuit day. 

A private group on Facebook kickstarted the movement for women to wear the Democratic nominee's signature style on Election Day. 

From there, a public Facebook page emerged and people started using #PantsuitNation on social media to join the conversation. 

So what is Pantsuit Nation? 

Basically, members of Pantsuit Nation come from all across the United States and are devoted to the first female presidential candidate from a major political party. 

According to CNN, many women turned to the private page to express their political views, especially if they live in a red state. 

Here are just a quotes CNN pulled from the private page: 

I've been wanting to discuss this for a while, but I'm deep in the heart of Trump country and I'm sure most of my friends could care less...
This group has made me so happy. Happy to know how many people actually want to change the world ...

The initial group was started by Maine resident Libby Chamberlain.

Chamberlain said in a statement to CNN that a conversation with a friend inspired her to start the group after the final presidential debate.

"We talked about how beautifully and stoically Hillary embodies women's fight for equality, and how the pantsuit is an emblem of that struggle," she explained to CNN. 

So, here's a look at how women are "suiting up" on Election Day: 

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So, if your part of #PantsuitNation ... suit up!

'Pantsuit Nation' suited up for Election Day

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