Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Young people in Massachusetts are working to advocate for 16-year-old voting in Massachusetts on several 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...
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...
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...