Voting history of Detroit woman, 103, dates back to FDR
Talu Massey speaks about voting from her home in Detroit, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. But this is far from the Detroit resident's first election. The 103-year-old is proud of her lengthy voting record, saying it's every citizen's "civic duty" to take part in the process. The 103-year-old is proud of her lengthy voting record, saying it’s every citizen’s “civic duty” to take part in the process. Massey voted absentee in September, eight decades after she cast her first presidential ballot — for President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
103-year-old Detroiter seeks to inspire others to vote
DETROIT – How many people can say they’ve voted in every presidential election since Franklin D. Roosevelt? A Detroit woman can. A public service announcement, featuring the woman and shot all over the country, is designed to push people toward the polls. The announcement features Talu Massey, 103, who said she can remember the first time she voted. Both town halls air on seperate networks and start at 8 p.m.