ELECTION 2020: WHERE IS VOTE16 ON THE BALLOT?

ELECTION 2020: WHERE IS VOTE16 ON THE BALLOT?

Vote16 is on the ballot in 2020. Keep an eye on these five elections: San Francisco, Proposition G Prop G in San Francisco would lower the voting age to 16 for all local elections in the city. The measure was placed on the ballot after extensive advocacy from young...

Developmental Science Supports Lowering the Voting Age to 16

Published October 2020 Developmental Science Supports Lowering the Voting Age to 16 Two years ago, we saw high schoolers in Parkland, Florida, lead efforts calling for gun control reform in the wake of the mass shooting. Last year, sixteen-year-old activist Greta...

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...

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...
The 5 Greatest Vote16 Wins of 2019!

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...