US ambassador is first to take oath on an electronic device

Suzi LeVine has become the first US ambassador to be sworn in to her position using an electronic device. LeVine, the American diplomatic representative for Switzerland and Liechtenstein, laid her hand on a Kindle Touch displaying a digital copy of the US Constitution to swear her oath of office. As shown in a picture of the ceremony tweeted by the US embassy in London, the Kindle was open on the first page of the 19th amendment, which prohibits any US citizen from being denied the right to vote because of their gender.

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