Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Expanding Voting Rights in the District of Columbia Members of the organization Our C.A.P.S. worked with City Council Member Charles Allen to introduce a bill in November 2015 to lower the voting age to 16 for elections in Washington, D.C. A coalition came together to...
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...