States Want Voters to Start Young

The USA Today highlights efforts to establish voter pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds: “Many states hope to increase voter engagement by allowing students to pre-register or, in some cases, to vote before turning 18.”

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A Case For Giving 16-Year-Olds The Vote

After the nationwide “March For Our Lives” demonstrations, and the public discourse that followed, NPR’s Michel Martin reflects on the proposal to give teens a say at the ballot box.

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The Voting Age Should Be Lowered to 16-Years-Old

In Teen Vogue, Melina Fike, a Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board member and leader of Berkeley, California’s Vote16 Campaign, explains how the momentum of the #NeverAgain movement could spark further advocacy for a lower voting age in other cities.

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I believe that voting should be the centerpiece of civic education.

Oliver York

16, San Francisco

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