WE ARE VOTE16USA.

Vote16USA is a national campaign, organized by Generation Citizen, that supports efforts to extend voting rights to 16- and 17-year-old on the local and state levels, help start new local campaigns, and elevate the issue’s prominence on a national level.

Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board Application 2020-2021

Applications For the 2020-2021 Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board are now live! Read on for additional information, and click here to apply. The deadline is July 17, 2020.  The Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board is a group of young people from around the country who are...

Announcing the Vote16USA Multimedia Storytelling Contest Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the Vote16USA Multimedia Storytelling Contest! In a deep field of stellar submissions, these 10 stood out for their creative and compelling perspectives on lowering the voting age to 16. First Place: "Lowering the Voting Age"...

Data from Colorado Primary Makes Case for Lower Voting Age

Like data? New numbers from the Colorado presidential primary election on Super Tuesday show why age 18 is NOT the best time to begin voting if we want people to vote in their first election, building the habit. This year, for the first time, Colorado allowed...

How Old Do You Have To Be To Vote? These Teen Activists Are Changing The Game

Members of our Youth Advisory Board are interviewed by Elite Daily to find out more about why youth activists feel so strongly about lowering the voting age, and how it will benefit our democracy.