Daily Wire: San Francisco To Vote On Whether 16-Year-Olds Should Vote

The Daily Wire reports on the Vote16SF campaign.

The Hill: San Francisco considers changing local voting age to 16

The Hill reports on the Prop G effort in San Francisco.

NBC News: A major American city may soon allow 16-year-olds to vote — and others could follow suit

NBC News reports on the campaign to lower the voting age in San Francisco and the landscape across the country.

Teen Vogue: These Teens Are Leading the Fight to Lower the Voting Age

Teen Vogue speaks with Vote16 youth leaders and scholars as part of a series looking back on the 19th Amendment.

WNYC’s Radiolab podcast catches up with Vote16

WNYC’s Radiolab podcast shares an update on the national landscape for Vote16, including a new interview with Vote16DC leader Alik.

Next City: Why We Should Lower the Voting Age to 16

This detailed feature story explores the push to lower the voting age to 16 and features voices of youth leaders, researchers, and elected officials. Story by James A. Anderson, Illustrations by Eleanor Barba.

Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board Application 2020-2021

Applications For the 2020-2021 Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board are now live! Read on for additional information, and click here to apply. The deadline is July 26, 2020.  The Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board is a group of young people from around the country who are...

Announcing the Vote16USA Multimedia Storytelling Contest Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the Vote16USA Multimedia Storytelling Contest! In a deep field of stellar submissions, these 10 stood out for their creative and compelling perspectives on lowering the voting age to 16. First Place: "Lowering the Voting Age"...

Bay Area Reporter: LGBT advocates back SF, Oakland youth vote measures

The Bay Area Reporter speaks with advocates for campaigns to lower the voting age in San Francisco and Oakland.

March 12, 2020

Dear friend, I hope this note finds you well. I know we are all going through a stressful time, to say the least. In the midst of ongoing uncertainty, it’s been a bit of a respite to reflect on some positive news within the Vote16USA movement. I’m excited to share the...

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February 11, 2020

Dear friend, We launched Vote16USA in 2015 by publishing a white paper that outlined the research behind the idea of lowering the voting age, progress to date, and where it was most feasible to pursue advocacy. That paper, which ultimately...

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"16 year olds deal with peer pressure, gun violence, drugs, bullying and more. We're mature enough to rise above all of that, and we do have a voice."

Elijah Robinson

16, Washington, D.C.

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