Voter, 106, can’t be kept from polls
When Elizabeth Hinton entered her voting place at a Dorchester middle school this morning, a fellow voter nearby wondered why Hinton was beaming. “She’s 106 years old,” said her companion Maria Robinson, whose husband is Hinton’s nephew. “One hundred and six!” said the woman, who had just voted herself. “God bless her.” Elizabeth has been voting since she was 21 years old, and at 106 prefers to vote in person rather than absentee, said her niece and caretaker Helen Robinson.