Vote16 Advisory Referendum Wins in Greenbelt!

Greenbelt, MD is on its way to being the next US city to lower the local voting age to 16 after voters approved a referendum on the issue at the November 7 election. 

Young Voices at the Ballot Box: 2017 and Beyond

Vote16USA’s original white paper, updated to reflect the past year’s progress and look to the future. 

In Their Own Words

Testimonials from elected officials and Vote16 Youth Leaders 

Learning From Other Voting Rights and Election Reform Movements

Research on other movements illuminates lessons and perspective for Vote16USA.

What's New?

Catch up on the latest news and stories about lowering the voting age. 


Young Voices at the Ballot Box

Vote16USA is a national initiative, organized by Generation Citizen, that aims to support youth-led campaigns to lower the voting age on the municipal level, help start new campaigns, and promote the idea on a national level. 

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