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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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NBC Nightly News: Teenagers fight to lower voting age to 16

NBC Nightly News features the youth leaders behind the push to lower the voting age to 16, with a focus on the current Vote16DC campaign

No good reason to deny teens the right to vote

Sophomore Parker Smith asks how else could he and his peers express themselves politically when they are not yet of the voting age. In response, he offers a slew of evidence for lowering the voting age.

Let 16-year-olds vote

Alik Schier, a youth leader in the Vote16DC movement, adds his voice to cause.

I have my own opinions and I want them to be heard.

Anna He

16, Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board and San Francisco Youth Commission