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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.

Vote16USA Welcomes Its First-Ever Director!

Vote16USA welcomes Mussab Ali as its first-ever director to lead the country’s premier initiative dedicated to lowering the voting age to 16- and 17-year olds.

Lower the voting age, the planet depends on it

Youth leaders from Northampton, MA discuss the importance of lowering the voting age to fight climate change in an op-ed for Commonwealth Magazine.

Did you vote for mayor this week?

Hundreds of municipalities held elections for mayor, city council, and other local leaders on Tuesday. If you filled out a ballot, you might be one of the few. While some mayoral elections made history, many cities saw fewer than 30% of eligible residents fill out a ballot, continuing the long-established trend of low participation in the elections that are closest to home.

GENERATION CITIZEN AND VOTE16USA HELP LAUNCH VOTE 16 RESEARCH NETWORK TO ANALYZE IMPACT OF LOWERING VOTING AGE IN THE UNITED STATES

On August 23, Generation Citizen and its Vote16USA initiative, in conjunction with partners across the University of Maryland, announced its participation in the Vote 16 Research Network, a community-led collaboration between the university, community leaders, young...