Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Expanding Voting Rights in the District of Columbia Vote16DC, a coalition of DC youth, adult allies, and local organizations, is working  to extend voting rights to 16- and 17-year-olds in Washington, D.C. The coalition is supporting the Youth Vote Amendment Act of...
Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA

Youth leaders active in the Brown Issues organization are working on the beginning stages of a campaign to extend voting rights to 16- and 17-year-olds in Sacramento. First steps include educating youth about the issue, building a base of community support, and...
Fresno, CA

Fresno, CA

Youth on the Fresno Youth Council are working on the beginning stages of an effort to extend voting rights to 16- and 17-year-olds in the city. Initial priorities include building a base of support in the community and cultivating local political champions.   Photo by...
Illinois

Illinois

Vote 16 Illinois is a chapter of a nationwide, non-partisan organization to extend suffrage to sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds in municipal elections to cultivate lifetime civic participation among a new generation of Americans. Vote 16 Illinois Goals include:...
San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA

Historic Campaign Earns Over 170,000 Votes to Finish at 48%. Eyes on 2020.  The Vote16SF campaign, which became Yes on Prop F, earned more than 170,000 votes in November to finish at 48%. While this falls short of the threshold required to pass the ballot measure, it...