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.

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.

City Council Approves Petition to Lower Municipal Election Voting Age to 16

The Cambridge City Council approved an order that could potentially lower the voting age for Cambridge’s municipal elections.

Institute’s New Report Proposes Bold Reforms to Increase Voter Turnout

Based on Interviews with Newark Residents, Our Vote, Our Power: Lifting Up Democracy’s Voices in the Garden State Proposes 11 Policies Including Lowering the Voting Age; Mandatory Civics Classes; Restoring the Vote to Incarcerated People; Same Day Registration; Term Limits; Full-Time Legislature; and Eliminating the “Party Line.”