Born Before Women Could Vote, 104-Year-Old Woman Casts Ballot in DC

A 104-year-old D.C. woman who was born before women had the right to vote cast her ballot in Ward 5 on Tuesday. Mayor Muriel Bowser shared photos of Northeast D.C. resident Margaret Norwood after the senior went to the polls.

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Muriel Bowser
"Ms. Norwood was alive at a time when women did not have the right to vote, so please take the time to vote today!" the mayor tweeted. Polls were set to close at 8 p.m.
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Muriel Bowser
Norwood was decked out in a leopard print hat, purple tracksuit and tan raincoat.
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The mayor's office did not have advance notice that Norwood would vote at UDC's Bertie Backus campus as Bowser visited, <a href="https://dcist.com/story/18/11/06/this-104-year-old-ward-5-resident-voted-today-at-udc/">a spokeswoman told DCist</a>.
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