Daily Wire: San Francisco To Vote On Whether 16-Year-Olds Should Vote

The Daily Wire reports on the Vote16SF campaign.

The Hill: San Francisco considers changing local voting age to 16

The Hill reports on the Prop G effort in San Francisco.

NBC News: A major American city may soon allow 16-year-olds to vote — and others could follow suit

NBC News reports on the campaign to lower the voting age in San Francisco and the landscape across the country.

Teen Vogue: These Teens Are Leading the Fight to Lower the Voting Age

Teen Vogue speaks with Vote16 youth leaders and scholars as part of a series looking back on the 19th Amendment.

WNYC’s Radiolab podcast catches up with Vote16

WNYC’s Radiolab podcast shares an update on the national landscape for Vote16, including a new interview with Vote16DC leader Alik.

Next City: Why We Should Lower the Voting Age to 16

This detailed feature story explores the push to lower the voting age to 16 and features voices of youth leaders, researchers, and elected officials. Story by James A. Anderson, Illustrations by Eleanor Barba.

Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board Application 2020-2021

Applications For the 2020-2021 Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board are now live! Read on for additional information, and click here to apply. The deadline is July 26, 2020.  The Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board is a group of young people from around the country who are...

Announcing the Vote16USA Multimedia Storytelling Contest Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the Vote16USA Multimedia Storytelling Contest! In a deep field of stellar submissions, these 10 stood out for their creative and compelling perspectives on lowering the voting age to 16. First Place: "Lowering the Voting Age"...

Bay Area Reporter: LGBT advocates back SF, Oakland youth vote measures

The Bay Area Reporter speaks with advocates for campaigns to lower the voting age in San Francisco and Oakland.

Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board Application 2020-2021

Applications For the 2020-2021 Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board are now live! Read on for additional information, and click here to apply. The deadline is July 26, 2020.  The Vote16USA Youth Advisory Board is a group of young people from around the country who are...

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Data from Colorado Primary Makes Case for Lower Voting Age

Like data? New numbers from the Colorado presidential primary election on Super Tuesday show why age 18 is NOT the best time to begin voting if we want people to vote in their first election, building the habit. This year, for the first time, Colorado allowed...

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The 5 Greatest Vote16 Wins of 2019!

As the new year kicks off, let's look back at the top five wins for Vote16 in 2019. #1: 126 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Support Lowering the National Voting Age to 16 On March 8, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives held a vote on a proposed...

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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.

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