As Ontario heads to the polls, here are five historic images to inspire any would-be voter.
An Afghan woman shows her inked finger after casting a vote at a polling station in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on April 5, 2014. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what promises to be the nation's first democratic transfer of power. (Rahmat Gul/Associated Press)
Officers of the National Woman's Party hold a banner with a Susan B. Anthony quote in Washington, D.C., June 1920. The suffragettes are ready for the G.O.P. convention to seek support for the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. (AP)
This April 27, 1994 aerial file photo shows long lines of people queuing outside the polling station in the black township of Soweto, in the suburbs of Johannesburg, South Africa. The majority of South Africa's 22 million voters were voting in the nation's first all-race elections. (Denis Farrell/AP)
March 1965: A line of policemen on duty in Montgomery, Alabama. Dr. Martin Luther King led the 50-mile march from Selma, a protest prompting Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act that struck down impediments to voting by African-Americans. (William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images)
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A Libyan woman is comforted by friends as she cries of joy outside a polling station after voting for the Libyan General National Assembly on July 7, 2012. Eager voters cast ballots in Libya's first free national elections for decades after the ouster of dictator Moamer Kadhafi. (Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty)