Michigan

Michigan

Young leaders in Michigan are working to lower the voting age to 16 by advocating for a change in state law. They are currently working to build a base of advocates, connect with elected officials, spread the word about the campaign, and get ready for the upcoming...
Maryland

Maryland

Maryland state law allows cities to lower the voting age on the local level through a city council vote. So far, five cities have already made this change to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in municipal elections: Takoma Park, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Riverdale...
Palo Alto

Palo Alto

Young people in Palo Alto are campaigning to lower the voting age to 16 for local elections. Students have met with local officials including school board members, city council members, and Santa Clara County staff to discuss support, and are working on building a...
Hawaii

Hawaii

The Vote16HI coalition is a nonpartisan collection of Hawaii students and civic organizations 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...
Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Young people in Massachusetts are working to advocate for 16-year-old voting in Massachusetts on multiple levels. Over the past two years, advocates in at least 8 municipalities have pushed for their local governments to approve of 16-year-old voting on the local...