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VOTE16USA

Vote16USA is a national campaign, organized by Generation Citizen, that supports efforts to extend voting rights to 16- and 17-year-olds on the local and state levels, helps start new local campaigns, and elevates the issue’s prominence on a national level.

State legislatures consider bills to lower voting age to 16 in 2021

Young people and elected officials are working on legislation to lower the voting age in states across the country, and we’re here to help you keep track of the action. Read on for more details on bills that are in the works or have been recently introduced in state...

125 Members of Congress Support Amendment to Lower Voting Age to 16

March 3, 2021 Today, 125 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of an amendment to the HR.1 "For the People Act" legislation to add a provision to lower the voting age to 16 for federal elections.  The amendment was authored by Congresswomen...

Amendment to HR.1 “For the People Act” Seeks to Lower Voting Age to 16

U.S. House of Representatives will vote on proposed amendment to lower voting age to 16 for federal elections.

Vote16 Legislation Introduced in Congress

On February 4, legislation was introduced in Congress proposing a Constitutional Amendment to lower the voting age to 16 nationwide. The legislation, H.J.Res.23, was introduced by Rep. Grace Meng of New York, along with 17 original co-sponsors. When the...