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The internet transformed this 102-year-old Clinton voter into a rap icon

She bout to drop the hottest mixtape of the election.

Feb 28, 2020, 9:18 pm*

Internet Culture

 

April Siese

Liberal voters fell in love with 102-year-old Jerry Emmett over the summer. The Prescott, Arizona, woman was an honorary delegate at the Democratic National Convention, announcing the 51 of its 85 votes cast for soon-to-be-nominee Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia.

She carried a “Centenarian for Hillary” sign and spoke excitedly in interviews about casting her vote for the first woman nominee of a major political party. It’s something she’s been waiting to do her entire life, made all the more impactful given her age. She can still recall seeing her mother cast her first vote following the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.

Emmett voted early in Prescott on Tuesday. By Wednesday, Twitter was lauding her for a different achievement altogether: her fly style and mixtape-worthy voter attire.

https://twitter.com/stereowilliams/status/793832090680889344

https://twitter.com/colouredpeople/status/793872221198352384

Naturally, this got people wondering what kind of rhymes would grace Emmett’s election mixtape.

https://twitter.com/WillLiftForFun/status/793834331244486656

Daaaaamn, Jerry! You leak that DatPiff yet?

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*First Published: Nov 2, 2016, 6:05 pm