YOUTH VOICES

16 TO VOTE by YR Media

“The decisions that our elected officials and the important adults in our world make today will affect my generation’s future for the rest of our lives.”

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Pelosi says she backs lowering voting age to 16

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) voiced her support on Thursday for lowering the federal voting age to 16, telling reporters during a press conference that doing so would be a boon to voter engagement in the U.S.

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Should The Voting Age Be Lowered To 16?

State Representative Andy Vargas, co-introducer of the EMPOWER Act in MA, debates with Jennifer Braceras, senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum. Moderated by Jim Braude, a former Cambridge City Councilman that proposed a bill to lower the voting age for municipal elections in Cambridge.

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

Oliver York

16, San Francisco

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