Hyattsville, MD

Hyattsville, MD

Hyattsville, MD Hyattsville followed the lead of its neighbor Takoma Park and lowered the voting age to 16 in 2015. A grassroots effort convinced the city council to vote for the change. Maryland’s legal structure made it relatively simple for Takoma Park and...
Takoma Park, MD

Takoma Park, MD

Takoma Park, MD Takoma Park was the first city to lower the voting age in the United States. The Takoma Park city council voted to lower the voting age for all city elections in 2013. The reform was passed in the context of a larger effort to expand voting rights in...