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105-year-old registers to vote in general election

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Margaret Harris hasn't voted in an election in 84 years.

But she intends to on Nov. 6.

The 105-year-old Harrodsburg woman, who was born 14 years before women got the right to vote, registered as a Democrat last Friday.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes helped Harris to register during a visit to her home on the oldest street in Kentucky's oldest city. Harris didn't say who she intends to vote for.

Harris raised nine children and has more than 50 grandchildren and 50 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

Grimes said she's hopeful that Harris' example inspires others to get involved in the political process.

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