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.
Youth Council Wants To Propose Lowering Voting Age in Framingham to 17
The Framingham Source reports on youth-led work to lower the voting age for local elections.
Mount Rainier lowers voting age to 16
Route 1 Reporter breaks the news on Mount Rainier becoming the fifth Maryland city to lower the voting age.
Next City: Six Solutions to Watch for 2021
Vote16 is one of Next City’s “six solutions to watch” in 2021.
Want to Save Democracy? Reduce the Voting Age
This piece published by Common Dreams argues that a lower voting age and stronger civics education can strengthen democracy in America.
Oakland Students Won the Right to Vote in School Board Elections
Teen Vogue chronicles work to lower the voting age in Oakland.
Oakland’s Measure QQ and the Future of Our Democracy
This KQED piece looks at the story of Measure QQ in Oakland, featuring interviews with many of the organizers leading the effort.
Youth vote advocates already looking toward the next election
The San Francisco Examiner talks with youth activists following the narrow defeat of Prop G.
More cities consider letting 16-year-olds vote in local elections
The Washington Post reports on the latest action in the Vote16 movement.
Voting at a Younger Age Can Fortify Our Democracy
Vote16 youth leader Arianna argues for lowering the voting age in this op-ed.