Crown Point woman with 80-year voting record dies on Thanksgiving at 105

Dec 07, 2019 181

BY: Alexandra Kukulka

Crown Point’s Erma Mucci, who first registered to vote 82 years ago and voted in every election since, died on Thanksgiving. She was 105. “That was always instilled in us, that our voice counted and our voice mattered,” said Mucci’s daughter, Susan Garretson. “My mother was a modern woman before women were modern.”

Mucci was recognized by the Lake County Board of Elections and Registration in March for voting “in every single election, both primary and general” since she first registered to vote 82 years ago, according to a county resolution.

 

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