What woman was arrested in 1872 for voting?
susan b. Anthony
In Rochester NY and among those voting was Susan B, Anthony. She was a registered voter who voted on 5 November 1872 and on 28 Noverember the registrars and 15 women were arrested. Anthony refused to pay bail but was not jailed. She was found guilty and fined $100 which she refused to pay. Again she was not jailed.
Susan B. Anthony and 14 other women registered in Rochester, New York, in 1872, and voted in the presidential election on November 5, 1872. On November 28, the registrars and the 15 women were arrested. Only Anthony refused to pay bail; a judge released her anyway, and when another judge set new bail, the first judge paid the bail so that Anthony would not have to be jailed.