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This piece published by Common Dreams argues that a lower voting age and stronger civics education can strengthen democracy in America.
Teen Vogue chronicles work to lower the voting age in Oakland.
This KQED piece looks at the story of Measure QQ in Oakland, featuring interviews with many of the organizers leading the effort.
U.S. House of Representatives will vote on proposed amendment to lower voting age to 16 for federal elections.
On February 4, legislation was introduced in Congress proposing a Constitutional...
The city of Mount Rainier, MD has officially extended voting rights to 16- and 17-year-olds for...
Read this op-ed from youth organizer Jackie, published in the San Francisco Examiner.
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!
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