Maryland

Maryland

Maryland state law allows cities to lower the voting age on the local level through a city council vote. Building on the progress of the four Maryland cities that have already implemented the change (Takoma Park, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, and Riverdale Park), Vote16USA...
Culver City

Culver City

Culver City students are meeting with local officials and working to build support for their initiative to lower the municipal voting age to 16. So far they have been agendized for an upcoming City Council meeting with the aim of introducing a measure appearing on the...
Hawaii

Hawaii

Hawaii students and civic organizations are working to advocate for 16-year-old voting on the state level. A bill introduced in 2019 was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee in February 2020, with strong support from students and influential organizations...
Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Young people in Massachusetts are working to advocate for 16-year-old voting in Massachusetts on multiple levels. Most prominently, the EMPOWER Act is a bill in the state legislature that would make it easier for cities and towns to lower the voting age on the local...
Brattleboro, Vermont

Brattleboro, Vermont

Young people in Brattleboro, VT are advocating on the local level for the “Youth Vote Amendment,” which would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in town elections, to serve on the town school board, and to serve on the representative town meeting in...