The city of Mount Rainier, MD has officially extended voting rights to 16- and 17-year-olds for municipal elections, according to the Route 1 Reporter. The city, which is in Prince George's County, is the 5th Maryland city to make this change, following the lead of...
The San Francisco Examiner talks with youth activists following the narrow defeat of Prop G.
Vote16 youth leader Arianna argues for lowering the voting age in this op-ed.
Read this op-ed from youth organizer Jackie, published in the San Francisco Examiner.
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"...
10 democracy wishlist ideas from 10 different people–as compiled by the Philly Inquirer. Among the ideas– lowering the voting age to 16 and automatic voter registration, written by two high school students!
The Charter Review Committee will hold a forum Tuesday on election issues, including lowering the voting age. The forum is open to all.
Non-voting school board representative Tyler Okeke’s resolution to study the feasibility to lower the voting age for school board elections passed unanimously on Tuesday.
Electoral reform campaigners are urging politicians to re-start the conversation about proportional representation and lowering the voting age ahead of the local elections.
“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.”