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

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Political Movement Could See Voting Age Lowered to 16

Teens can’t exercise a basic civic duty, voting for candidates and policies of their choice, until they’re 18. For many teenagers, frustrated by government inaction over issues such as climate change and gun control, this is unacceptable.

Bernie Sanders Is Open to Lowering the Voting Age to 16 Years Old

Senator Bernie Sanders explained how he feels about lowering the voting age in the U.S. to 16 years old.

A Local Crusade To Lower The Voting Age

Brody is one of the many student activists in Massachusetts who spends his free time advocating for students’ rights. Today, one of the issues he is committed to is lowering the voting age in Massachusetts to 16 for municipal elections.

Before we destroy their future, let’s give them the right to vote

Sunrise Movement founder Varshini Prakash and California League of Conservation Voters CEO Mary Creasman make the case for lowering the voting age.

“I am more than aware of the raw power that comes from the ideas of students.”

Melina Fike

Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board and Vote16Berkeley Leader