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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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10 ideas that just might save democracy

10 democracy wishlist ideas from 10 different people–as compiled by the Philly Inquirer. Among the ideas– lowering the voting age to 16 and automatic voter registration, written by two high school students!

A Lower Voting Age Isn’t Just About Politics

The most compelling reason is not partisan or academic, but a matter of survival. Aging adult voters and leaders are forcing massive debt, social crises, and environmental disaster on young people—all to preserve current elders’ lifestyles and low taxes.

What Members of Congress Have to Say about Lowering the Voting Age

Federal elected officials and 2020 presidential candidates consider Vote16USA!

Application Open: Youth Advisory Board for 2019-2020

The Youth Advisory Board member applications are now open! More information and application link here.

“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