Interest in Vote16 Surges as Student Activism Shines

As Parkland students demonstrate the power of young people to affect change, talk of lowering the voting age is spreading fast. Jon Lovett, Takoma Park, and more  

Parkland students show why 16-year-olds should be able to vote



An op-ed on CNN Opinion from election law and voting rights expert Joshua Douglas. 


Greenbelt, MD Officially Lowers Voting Age to 16




Passionate advocacy from young people was the key to success as Greenbelt becomes the next city to let 16- and 17-year-olds vote in local elections. 



Learning From Other Voting Rights and Election Reform Movements

Research on other movements illuminates lessons and perspective for Vote16USA.

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Catch up on the latest news and stories about lowering the voting age. 

Young Voices at the Ballot Box

Vote16USA is a national initiative, organized by Generation Citizen, that aims to support youth-led campaigns to lower the voting age on the municipal level, help start new campaigns, and promote the idea on a national level. 

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