Four women, including former U.S. First Lady and confirmed bisexual Eleanor Roosevelt, have been selected as finalists by organizers pushing to replace Andrew Jackson on the face of the $20 bill, USA Today reports.


"There are so few reminders in our everyday lives of great women who've contributed to the shaping of our nation," Susan Ades Stone, the group's executive director, said in a news release Monday. "It's time to correct that and putting a woman on a $20 is like having a little pocket monument."

The people – 256,659, anyway – have spoken, and the group pushing for a woman to appear on U.S. paper currency has announced its final four to replace Andrew Jackson's face on the $20 bill.Roosevelt

From 15 contenders in a "robust" five-week "primary round" that ended Sunday, voters selected Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation, WomenOn20s said. The competition began with 100 candidates.

The final ballot is open. The group has not yet set a cutoff date to voting, which will be decided within the next couple of weeks, said BarbaraOrtiz Howard, founder of WomenOn20s.

Read USA Today's full story here.



INstrgram circle Facebookcircle twittercirlce2 tubblrcircle3 youtubecircle3VimeocirclePinterest Circle Icon