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PRESS RELEASE: U.S. House of Reps Vote on Lowering Voting Age

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2019 CONTACT Brandon Klugman, Vote16USA Campaign Manager bklugman@generationcitizen.org (952) 836-7172 126 MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUPPORT LOWERING VOTING AGE TO 16 IN HISTORIC VOTE ON HOUSE FLOOR WASHINGTON, D.C. --...

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State Legislatures Consider Vote16

In addition to action in areas where cities have the authority to lower the voting age on the local level (like California and Maryland), we’re seeing an increase in state-level legislation being considered in states from coast to coast.

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Democracy Reform, One Ballot at a Time

Ways to improve our democracy: expanding the electorate, change the process of redistricting, voter expansion, automatic voter registration, campaign finance reform, and lowering the voting age.

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"16 year olds deal with peer pressure, gun violence, drugs, bullying and more. We're mature enough to rise above all of that, and we do have a voice."

Elijah Robinson

16, Washington, D.C.

Help Young Voices Be Heard